Hudson Family Dental in Las Vegas, Nevada is available to help you with your root canal needs.
What is a root canal treatment?
Root canal treatment involves the removal of the diseased pulp along with the tooth’s nerve (located within a tooth’s root canal). The pulp chamber and root canal(s) of your tooth are then cleaned, medicated and sealed. A dental crown or other restorative treatment is used to protect and strengthen the tooth.
Why get a root canal treatment?
Root canal treatment saves a severely injured, cracked, or decayed tooth when its pulp (the soft inner tissue inside a tooth’s root canal) becomes inflamed or infected. If it is not treated promptly, pain or a tooth abscess (infection) results.
Usually this treatment can be completed within one or two office visits, depending on the presence of infection and the required treatment plan. After restoration, the tooth continues to function like any other tooth. With good oral hygiene, the restored tooth has the potential to last a lifetime.
Benefits of A Root Canal
The main benefit of root canal is saving the infected tooth from having to be pulled. Teeth that are treated with root canal can even last the rest of the patients life. The benefits of a root canal are:
If you would like more information on root canals, please contact us to setup an appointment: 702.991.9999