Root canal treatment (also called endodontic treatment) is a common dental procedure which we provide at Cwtch Dental Care.
When a tooth is alive and healthy, in the centre of the tooth is a hollow chamber with the tooth’s nerve and blood vessels inside. This chamber inside the tooth can become infected for several reasons:
When the tooth becomes infected, this can generate a lot of pain and swelling around the tooth. The aim of root canal treatment is to get the inside of the tooth as clean as possible again and seal the root off so that the infection can’t build up again.
For root canal treatment at Cwtch Dental Care, you will usually be numbed before we start any treatment. Just to make sure you are comfortable and pain free.
Your dentist will always advise you based on your particular needs. However, it is well known that the chances of success of root canal treatment can often be increased by providing a very good seal over the top of the tooth afterwards.
This will usually mean the tooth requires:
We are a caring, friendly bunch at Cwtch and we strive to make all our patients feel comfortable and welcome. Whilst all our dentists are experienced and up to date with the latest advances in root canal treatment, our practice owner, Sarah, has also undertaken an MSc in Endodontology from the University of Chester in 2017.
We have also invested in the latest microscope technology from Carl Zeiss, to ensure for our most difficult cases we are able to provide the best care for our patients.
"I had a fantastic experience, the friendly staff made me feel comfortable and at ease every step of the way."