When the pulp is damaged or inflamed, then there’s a possibility of losing that tooth. A root canal North Las Vegas is a solution for treating teeth that have been decayed all the way to the tooth’s pulp.
The root canal procedure usually involves two procedures: the root canal followed by a crown. During a root canal, your dentist will use a local anesthesia to numb the area that will be worked on. An opening is then created in your tooth that exposes the pulp chamber where the tooth’s nerve and pulp is secured. This area is then removed, sanitized, dried, and then filled with a sealant.
After the root canal, your dentist will give you a temporary crown that will give you the ability to eat and chew food with until you receive a crown. You can read more about crowns here.
Many people believe root canals are painful procedures. A Root canal North Las Vegas is no more painful than a cavity filling. Once the anesthesia kicks in, pain should not be felt for the duration of the procedure. It’s much better to experience the minimal pain with a root canal than endure severe pain from a badly infected tooth.
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