Root canals offer a practical solution to treating severely decayed or damaged teeth to save them from extraction. Most dentists prefer to preserve a natural tooth as opposed to removing it. Infected root canal treatment is readily available at Vivid Dental in Houston, Texas. Through root canal treatment, Dr. Monti Harpalani can repair and restore the health and function of decayed or damaged teeth so you can continue to benefit from their use. Here’s what you should know about infected root canal treatment.
Tooth decay can cause extensive damage to a tooth. Once the infection reaches the pulp of your tooth, the cavity can’t be treated with regular fillings. Your Houston, Texas dentist may recommend root canal treatment to save your tooth. This procedure entails drilling the decayed tooth, removing the infected pulp, disinfecting the tooth canals, and filling and sealing your tooth to protect it against further infection and decay. A dental crown may also be placed on the tooth to restore its function and appearance.
Root canals can be used to restore severely decayed teeth, broken teeth, and teeth that have sustained significant damage due to an injury. An evaluation by Dr. Monti Harpalani can determine if your situation warrants root canal treatment.
Root canal treatment eliminates the pain and discomfort caused by tooth decay or injury. Root canals also offer the following long-term benefits:
Endodontic treatment helps repair and restore decayed or damaged teeth to save them from extraction. Your natural teeth are well worth protecting and preserving whenever possible, as they provide optimal function for eating, smiling, laughing, facial support, and appearance.
To learn more about our safe, effective, affordable root canal procedures, contact Dr. Monti Harpalani from Vivid Dental, Houston, Texas, at 281-809-4902.