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Root Canal / Endodontics

A root canal can save a damaged tooth from extraction,  which in turn can prevent further complications and oral health issues. It allows you to avoid further pain and discomfort.

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A root canal involves removing infected or inflamed tissue in the pulp. The pulp contains nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue that nourish and support the tooth. When the pulp becomes infected, it can causes intense pain. A root canal treatment involves removing this inflamed tissue, cleaning the canals, and then filing the area with a biocompatible material. The tooth is then restored with a filling or crown.

Root Canal Dental Experts

Our experienced dental team at Clove Dental is committed to providing compassionate and effective root canal treatments to our patients. We have conducted thousands of root canal treatments on all teeth.

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Who Needs a Root Canal?

Symptoms that you may need a root canal treatment:
  • arrow Severe toothache that doesn't go away with painkillers.
  • arrow Sensitivity to hot or cold foods and drinks.
  • arrow Swelling and tenderness in the gums around the affected tooth.
  • arrow Darkening or discoloration of the tooth.

FAQ

Root Canal / Endodontics

How long does a root canal treatment take?

A root canal treatment usually takes one or two appointments, depending on the complexity of the case.

Is a root canal painful?

Contrary to popular belief, in most cases a root canal treatment is not painful. With modern techniques and anaesthesia, you'll feel little to no discomfort during the procedure.

How long does it take to recover from a root canal?

You may experience some mild discomfort and sensitivity for a few days after the procedure, but most patients can resume their normal activities immediately.

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