Root canal treatments

Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy is considered to be most feared dental procedures in dentistry. However, at Batorfi Dental Clinic we guarantee our patients a quick, pain-free and efficient root canal treatment with the latest in dental technology and anesthetics.toothache or sensitivity in response to hot and cold temperaturepain and/or tenderness without stimulationyour pain wakes you up at nightpain while chewinginfection cauesd by deep decay, large filling or trauma (fall)gingival or facial swellingIf you experience any of these symptoms, a root canal treatment is needed to eliminate the diseased nerve.
The area around the tooth is numbed with a local anesthetic before the procedure. The dentist will then make a small hole through the top of the tooth to create an opening into the canal. The infected tissue is removed by the dentist and the root canal system is carefully and properly cleaned and filled with a sealant.
A root canal procedure takes 1-3 appointments depends on the condition of the tooth.
If you have any questions about root canal treatment how we at Batorfi Dental Clinic can help you with your root canal problems please contact us.
The most common endodontic surgery is called root resection.
Most teeth that have undergone a root canal therapy can last a lifetime and may need no further endodontic treatment. However, in a few cases, a tooth may become painful or diseased months or even years after root canal treatment caused by re-infection of the root. If the tooth's root canal is still showing signs of infection, more endodontic therapy may be needed to save the tooth.
When the tooth's infection or inflammation spreads in the bony area around the end of the tooth's root (root apex), and it is no longer possible to make the end of your tooth infection-free, root end resection surgery may need to be performed. Removing the unhealthy tooth root may help to save your tooth for the rest of your life.ConsultationX-ray of the problem area is needed for the dentist to plan the procedure.A strong dose of local anesthetic will be given to the area.After the tooth is "numbed", the surgeon opens the gum tissue near the tooth to see the bone and tooth roots underneath.The decaying root-end is resected (removed) with all the surrounding infected tissue and cleaned by saline solution and filled with a biocompatible material.A few stitches are placed in the gingiva to help the tissue heal properly.After a few months, the bone tissue around the root naturally heals.If you have questions about root resection, contact us. Our team, includes an experienced endodontic staff, will be happy to discuss the specific type of surgery your tooth requires.
What are the signs that a root canal is needed
Root canal therapy procedure

Root resection

The most common endodontic surgery is called root resection.
Most teeth that have undergone a root canal therapy can last a lifetime and may need no further endodontic treatment. However, in a few cases, a tooth may become painful or diseased months or even years after root canal treatment caused by re-infection of the root. If the tooth's root canal is still showing signs of infection, more endodontic therapy may be needed to save the tooth.
When the tooth's infection or inflammation spreads in the bony area around the end of the tooth's root (root apex), and it is no longer possible to make the end of your tooth infection-free, root end resection surgery may need to be performed. Removing the unhealthy tooth root may help to save your tooth for the rest of your life.

The root resection procedure

  • Consultation
  • X-ray of the problem area is needed for the dentist to plan the procedure.
  • A strong dose of local anesthetic will be given to the area.
  • After the tooth is "numbed", the surgeon opens the gum tissue near the tooth to see the bone and tooth roots underneath.
  • The decaying root-end is resected (removed) with all the surrounding infected tissue and cleaned by saline solution and filled with a biocompatible material.
  • A few stitches are placed in the gingiva to help the tissue heal properly.
  • After a few months, the bone tissue around the root naturally heals.

If you have questions about root resection, contact us. Our team, includes an experienced endodontic staff, will be happy to discuss the specific type of surgery your tooth requires.