What Are Root Canals?

When advanced tooth decay causes the soft pulp inside your tooth to become damaged and infected, an endodontic treatment, or root canal surgery will be needed. It consists on removing the infected pulp of all the root canals from your tooth. The elimination of the infection will lead to a reduction of your symptoms is case you had any. These treatments are done under magnification.

Once performed, the reconstruction of the tooth will be needed to restore the function of the tooth. 

Are there different types of Root Canals treatments?

There are many types of root canals treatments. The selection of a treatment will depend on several factors, such as the presence of previous treatments on the tooth, tooth position and the age of the patient. Some examples of other treatments are: root retreatment, apicoectomies, paediatric pulpotomy and revascularization.