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Health Almost all adults have experienced at least a minor tooth ache at some point in their lives. The good news is that there is no reason to live with the discomfort, whatever the cause. In many cases, a root canal is necessary to clear up an infection and remove damaged nerve tissue from the core of the tooth. While the thought of this is horrific for many, it’s actually not that bad and will almost instantly relieve the pain. Many family dental services now offer sedation dentistry to those patients who absolutely cannot face the treatment while wide awake. Tooth pain could be indicative of several issues. Most often, a cavity has formed, and the decay inflames the pulp, the very sensitive heart of a tooth that is surrounded by tissue. Other possible culprits include a break in a tooth that may also trigger inflammation. In both cases, the opening to the pulp allows unhealthy bacteria to attack the core – that would otherwise be protected by the tooth enamel. Should extensive decay cause an infection of the pulp, an abscess can form around the ligaments at the base of the tooth – the part that is buried in the gums. Periodontal disease, too, might cause pain, because as the gums recede or large pockets form around the base of the teeth, the roots become revealed, leading to extreme sensitivity to hot and/or cold. A straightforward filling can usually handle a small cavity. However, after a period of time, fillings can fall out which leads to the potential for infection to invade a tooth that is no longer protected. Fillings sometimes don’t do much but postpone the inevitable when repeated procedures are required. At this point, a root canal may be the only remaining option to save the tooth. Cracks or chips in teeth and abscesses can also irritate the pulp and nerve to the point where that dreaded root canal becomes the final option. For most dentists, if a tooth can be saved, extraction is never considered. While the root is what actually senses hot and cold sensations, it’s not in fact necessary in terms of the overall health and day-to-day functioning of the tooth. After the root is removed and the infection eliminated, with the proper restoration, it will function beautifully, like it did before the problem. Without the root, however, the tooth enameled surface will become fragile, so a cap or crown is necessary to protect the outside of the tooth. Getting a root canal can be lengthy process and often can even require multiple visits. The dentist must drill out the interior of the tooth to take out the root, harmful bacteria and the impaired nerve tissue. Once this is complete, the hole is sealed, often with a temporary filling over a bit of medication to ensure the infection clears up completely before sealing the tooth permanently. Following the seal, a crown or cap is affixed to protect the tooth over the long term. The length of the procedure depends on the tooth’s location in the mouth, how many roots must be removed and the extent of the decay. The procedure in the old days was very unpleasant, and uncomfortable. Sedation dentistry to the rescue! Most family dental practitioners are now qualified to offer at least a few sedation choices to keep patients relaxed, or even asleep, during the procedure. Now, getting that dreaded root canal is more like taking a quick sleep and waking up to discover the pain gone. Root canals can be costly, but dental insurance generally covers at least fifty percent of the procedure cost. It’s a small price to pay for immediate relief, though. And if there was an abscess, a root canal, at the very minimum, removes the need for removal of the tooth. Also, it eliminates the potential that the infection can spread to other parts of the body, but that’s a topic for another article. About the Author: 相关的主题文章:

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