Seven Common Misconceptions About Root Canal Treatment in Carrollton

June 17, 2017

Filed under: root canal therapy — celebrationfamilydental @ 5:40 pm
  1. Root canal treatment is also termed as endodontic treatment. In this line of treatment, the actual or the real tooth of the patient is not removed or extracted. In fact, it is restored. The tooth could be cracked, damaged or infected. The outermost layer of the tooth is called the enamel. The one inner to this is the dentine, and inner to this is the dental cavity.
  2. The dental cavity is made of the dental mass of nerves, blood vessels, and cellular matter. In dental treatments these days, laser dentistry plays an important role. In endodontic treatment, the dental cavity is cleared up of the dental mass, and then the chamber is disinfected. This is then filled up with a material called gutta percha. The cavity is then sealed off from the outside environs with cement. A dental cap or crown may be placed atop to function as the tooth as the world sees.
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What to Expect from Combined Root Canal in Carrollton?

March 31, 2017

Filed under: root canal therapy — celebrationfamilydental @ 4:21 am

It is a fact that sometimes when we have pain in our mouth, we can pinpoint accurately where the problem lies. However, at times, we are not so sure of where to root of the bothersome issue is. This ambiguity happens when an infection in the gum tissue or the root canal area exists. Sometimes, the infection may have started off in the pulp of the tooth or the gums. With time, it slowly spreads its tentacles from one portion to another. A detailed analysis will need to be done of the whole area to see where it began from and to what extent it has spread.