ROOT CANAL TREATMENT
Inside the teeth, there is a connective tissue which is responsible for the functions of the tooth such as nutrition,defense and feeling.This tissue is called pulp, and extends in a canal starting from the tooth crown that appears in the mouth up to the root tip.
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that examines the periapical tissue diseases surrounding the pulp and the tooth.The dentists who have a doctorate or speciality in the field of endodontics are called “endodontists”.If the caries in the teeth are left untreated, Dental Implants in Turkey the bacteria in the oral environment can reach the pulp tissue through micro tunnels inside the tooth, cause infection in the pulp tissue and cause the pulp tissue to lose its vitality.If the bacteria that reach the pulp tissue are not cleared in time, they may spread to the surrounding bone and form cyst-like lesions called the granuloma at the root end of the tooth.However, pulp tissue of a healthy tooth may be damaged due to trauma.In such cases, in order to save the tooth, pulp tissue, bacteria and dead cells are cleaned, mechanical shaping of the root canal with special tools, washing with various solutions for disinfection and sealing with various biomaterials is called “canal treatment“.
ROOT CANAL TREATMENT
The dentist / endodontist decides to apply root canal treatment because of the pain that starts spontaneously and continues despite the use of painkillers, Antalya Dental Clinics pain that will wake you from sleep at night, pain caused by cold or heat but lasts for a long time, inflammation of the tooth concerned and swelling of the surrounding lymph glands, the discoloration of the tooth as a result of trauma.If the patient has such a complaint, he / she should immediately consult a dentist / endodontist.
Root canal treatment is a painless procedure performed under local anesthesia. Treatment can be completed in one or more visits depending on the inflammatory status of the tooth. Since the connective tissue, bacteria and dead cells in the root canal are removed during the canal treatment, there is a tissue healing process after the treatment.Therefore, Turkey Dental Clinics pain may occur when pressed onto the treated tooth in the days following treatment.This process can vary from 2 days to 3 weeks.Depending on the severity of the pain, it may be necessary to use painkillers.In some cases, pain, swelling, fever, fatigue may occur, in such cases, if necessary, the dentist may offer using antibiotics.It has been reported that the success rate of root canal treatment between 50-95%.The most important factors affecting success are the dental anatomical structure, the knowledge, skills and experience of the dentist, the material quality used in the treatment and the sealed upper restoration.Following a successful root canal treatment, a leakproof filling or crown replacement ensures that the tooth is functioning in the mouth for many years.A canal-treated tooth is no different from a normal tooth in function.However, if the filling or crown after the canal treatment does not have sufficient sealing, the bacteria can reach the root canal again in the long term and cause the canal treatment to fail.Root canal treatment is a repeatable procedure and in cases of failure, the first treatment option should be renewal of the root canal treatment, not extraction.