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Root canal dentistry is done to restore your tooth when it is badly decayed. Find out how Dr. Sona Asatryan can help you overcome root canal problems.

When the pulp and the soft tissues inside your tooth become infected or inflamed, the only way to restore the tooth is through root canal treatment (endodontic treatment). If the infected tooth pulp’s cavity is left untreated, the infection can cause swelling that spread to other areas of face, neck, and head. Infection can also lead to bone loss around the tip of the root.

The tooth’s nerve and pulp tissues can be damaged or become inflated due to deep decay, cracked or chipped tooth, repeated dental procedures and trauma to the face.

A root canal is a treatment procedure that is performed by an endodontist (root canal dentist) to save a tooth that is severely decayed or becomes infected so that the tooth is restored back to its natural look and function.

What happens during root canal procedure?

During root canal procedure, an X-ray scan is conducted to check for the extent of damage to surrounding teeth and bone. In the next step, the dentist applies local anesthesia to numb the area. This ensures that you’re more relaxed and comfortable throughout the process.

The dentist places a rubber dam around the tooth to keep the area of interest dry and saliva-free.  The next step involves drilling an access hole into the teeth so that the decayed pulp and nerve tissue along with the bacteria are removed.  A series of root canal files (rubber compound) and sodium hypochlorite are placed into the access hole to clean out the tooth.

Once your tooth is cleaned, it is sealed. The dentist may perform further restoration procedure to help restore your tooth, relieve pain and make your tooth healthy again.

Congratulations! you just had your tooth saved from bad decay!

Is root canal treatment painful?

The root canal procedure is painless. Because a local anesthesia is used to numb the tooth and surrounding areas, you should feel no pain at all. However, you may feel tooth sensitivity for the first few days following the procedure. Even if there is no pain, try to minimize chewing with a recently treated tooth, as it may be fragile for some time.

Why Choose Dr. Sona Asatryan

Top rated Pasadena root canal dentist, Dr. Sona Asatryan is committed to offering the best quality treatment for root canal and preventive care in Pasadena. She is committed to helping you improve the quality of your life through effective preventive dental care and treatment of tooth decay.

With her experience and expertise, you can rest assured that you will receive the most comprehensive root canal treatment procedure performed in a friendly and comfortable environment. .

Come for comprehensive root canal treatment done by best root canal dentist Dr. Sona Asatryan. You’ll be back biting, chewing and smiling in no time. Contact us to schedule your appointment today.