ROOT CANAL PROCEDURE
Root canal procedures will usually require more than one visit to our dental office. Using special instruments, the dentist will remove nerve tissue, bacteria, pulp, and any present tooth decay. Once the tooth is thoroughly cleaned, it is sealed by a filling.
At the next appointment (usually a week after the first appointment), the roots and inner cavity of the tooth will be filled and sealed with medicated dental materials. The tooth will then be sealed with a filling, and then a crown (cap). This will protect the tooth, prevent further breakage, and restore full functionality.