First the damaged or infected nerve and structure is removed then we cleanse and shape the inner canal to prevent reinfection and seal fully.
It is a skilled and time-consuming procedure that can require two or more visits. We have an in-house endodontist specialist who will be able to treat your infected tooth to the highest standards, to ensure your tooth has the best long term prognosis.
Friendliest hygienist I've come across! Both Alicja and Clair were professional and friendly. I was given good advise on how to look after my teeth and shown exactly how to brush behind teeth to get to my problem areas. Would definitely recommend.
The team here were wonderful. From the swiftness of the appointment to the professional and caring dentists it is a 5 star practice. I am a relatively nervous patient but they put me at ease straight away.
Everyone at this practice is fantastic. Have been several times over the past few months for a range of treatments with Dr Patel from a filling to hygienist cleaning with Alicija, whitening, and composite bonding. They are so professional, informative, and all truly excellent at what they do. Better than any dental practice I have been to in London, hands down. I've never had such perfect looking teeth!
There are several reasons why you may need root canal treatment including:
You may experience some mil discomfort or tenderness when biting down on the affected tooth. This usually only lasts a couple of days and can be treated with an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain reliever like ibuprofen.
Root Canal treatment can have a bad reputation for being painful but actually most people report the procedure is no more painful that having a filling placed. We’ll make sure your tooth is numbed so you won’t feel any pain during the procedure.
Firstly, our dentist will numb the area to ensure the procedure is as pain free as possible. Once numbed, a small opening is made in the top (crown) of the tooth to access the pulp chamber and canal. The infected tissue is then removed before being filled with a biocompatible material and sealed.