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Root Canal Specialist in Ahmedabad

Root Canal Treatment is needed when an injury or a large cavity damages the tooth’s root. The root becomes infected or inflamed.

Dr. Pathik Patel is a specialist for it and does all types of root canal treatments with advance instruments and magnification He is even specialist in single sitting root canal treatment and re root canal treatments.

Having a Root Canal on a tooth is the treatment of choice to save a tooth that otherwise would die and have to be removed. Many patients believe that removing a tooth that has problem is the solution, but what is not realized is that pulling out a tooth will ultimately be more costly and cause significant problems for adjacent teeth.

  • What Is Tooth Decay?

    When a tooth breaks down, forming a cavity, it’s called tooth decay. It begins with the damage of enamel which progresses, if not treated, and reaches the inner layers of the tooth to the pulp and nerves. This makes the tooth sensitive and gives rise to problems such as inflammation and swelling, pain, and ultimately falling of the tooth.
  • What Are The Causes Of Tooth Decay?

    Tooth Decay is generally a result of improper oral hygiene i.e. not brushing properly, flossing or rinsing after meals. Unregulated diet of sweet food and drinks like aerated drinks, jam, marmalade and even potato chips are also responsible for tooth decay.
  • What Is Root Canal Treatment?

    A Root Canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During a Root Canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form.

Before RCT

After RCT

  • What Are The Signs That A Root Canal Is Needed?

  • Severe toothache pain upon chewing or application of pressure
  • Prolonged sensitivity/pain to heat or cold temperatures (after the hot or cold has been removed)
  • Night pain Discoloration (a darkening) of the tooth
  • Discoloration (a darkening) of the tooth
  • Swelling and tenderness in the nearby gums
  • A persistent or recurring pimple on the gums
  • Tooth-pain that increases when you lie down and reduces once you sit up
  • Increased sensitivity when you’re having sweets
  • If tooth pain spreads to your head or your ears

What Happens During a Root Canal?

A Root Canal requires one or more office visits and can be performed by an endodontist. The first step in the procedure is to take an X-ray to see the shape of the root canals and determine if there are any signs of infection in a surrounding bone. local anesthesia is given to numb the area near the tooth. An access hole will then be drilled into the tooth. The pulp along with bacteria, the decayed nerve tissue and related debris is removed from the tooth. The cleaning out process is accomplished using root canal files. A series of these files of increasing diameter are each subsequently placed into the access hole and worked down the full length of the tooth to scrape and scrub the sides of the root canals.Irrigant is used periodically to flush away the debris.

Re Root Canal Treatment

How to manage grossly destructed teeth?

Before RCT

After RCT