A discussion can easily turn bitter when we mention the term root canal. Normally people wince at the thinking of their family and friends needing one and are absolute scared if they require it. Talking about, according to latest changes in technology though, root canals are really not unpleasant at all. As long as you’re getting care from a trained dentist, the only stab of Pain you’ll feel are from those blessed Novocain vaccinations. Study for a basic guide to how the root canal therapy works and you will have a fairly clear idea as to what’s happening to your tooth.
Let’s understand first that what is a root canal?
It is a well known treatment consists of the dentist drilling a hole through the chewing surface of your tooth to get to the nerve in the tooth which is known to as the pulp. The pulp expands under the teeth’s root and has to remove so that infection can be cured. Some thin metal wires are put in the tooth down to the base of the root canal and the pulp is taken out. This cures it from getting irritated in the future and causing pain which can result from an infection, sensitivity to hot and cold food.