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Root Canal Treatment By Oxford Dentists

By Jonathan Pitts_

If an infection has built up in one of your teeth then it’s more than likely you will need a root canal treatment. A root canal treatment can scare people, there have been horror stories about how painful the procedure is, in this article the exact process will be explained as to remove any hearsay.

To start the treatment your Oxford dentist will numb the affected tooth to make the treatment painless. After this a thin sheet of rubber will be stretched around the tooth to prevent any bacteria from entering the tooth, this is done by preventing any saliva entering the tooth as saliva contains bacteria.

Your Oxford dentistry practitioner will then access the infected area where your tooth’s nerve tissue resides. Your Oxford dentist will use a drill to reach down to your tooth’s pulp chamber. For a molar, this hole will be drilled through the chewing surface; for a front tooth, the access hole will be created on the back of the tooth. Remember your teeth will be numb so you will not feel it, the sounds of the drill panics people but if you do not worry and concentrate on something else that eases the panic.

Lastly, your Oxford dentists will clean out the pulp chamber and root canals inside the tooth. This is primarily accomplished by using “root canal files,” and by irrigating the tooth. The dentist will move the file up and down the tooth’s interior in a twisting motion. This action scrapes and scrubs the sides of your tooth’s root chambers, thus cleaning out any bacteria, toxins, nerve tissue and related debris inside. With an irrigation process, your Oxford dental practitioner will wash your tooth out periodically to flush out any excess debris that’s left.

After the cosmetic dentistry oxford treatment is complete, the dentist may either cap the hole with a crown, or seal it with a rubber compound called gutta percha and a sealer, which will work together to fill the area that has been cleaned out.

A root canal treatment is not particularly painful which contradicts all of the horror stories and hearsay you might have heard. Rather than putting off a root canal treatment because you’re worried about the procedure it’s very beneficial to see your Oxford dentistry for an appointment ASAP, this can mean you reduce the infection and makes the treatment quicker for you.

If you’re suffering from aching teeth then you need to see Oxford Dentists straight away for a consultation. We are experts in Cosmetic Dentistry Oxford and are the number 1 Oxford Dentistry, other treatments include teeth whitening Oxford, so for the very best in Oxford dental care visit us.

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