Root Canal Therapy in Crescent Heights, AB

Root Canal Therapy Near You

To save your natural tooth and prevent reinfection, your dentist can perform root canal therapy. This procedure involves removing the inflamed or infected pulp inside of your tooth carefully and disinfecting it. After the area is cleaned, it is filled and then sealed.

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Looking for Root Canal Therapy Near You?

Has your dentist recommended root canal therapy? There is no need to stress! Patients usually compare root canal therapy to receiving a regular dental filling and it can be completed in one or two appointments. The procedure is relatively painless and extremely effective. Every year, millions of teeth are treated and saved with root canal therapy to relieve pain and restore the health of teeth. When you visit our office for root canal therapy in Calgary, AB you can expect to smile, bite, and chew with ease in a matter of no time.

When you save your tooth with root canal therapy, there are many advantages. Some of these advantages include:

  • Preventing the need for extraction and tooth replacement
  • Efficient chewing
  • Normal biting force
  • Natural appearance
  • Protecting other teeth from excessive wear or strain

What Are Signs That You May Need Root Canal Therapy?

You may need to seek root canal therapy near you when your tooth is cracked due to injury or genetics, a deep cavity, or issues from a past dental filling. Generally, patients will require root canal therapy when their teeth are sensitive, especially to hot and cold.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may require root canal therapy:

  • Extreme pain when you bite or chew
  • A pimple on your gums
  • A tooth that is chipped or cracked
  • Persistent sensitivity to hot or cold
  • Swelling of the gums or tenderness
  • Deep decay
  • Darkening of the gums

What is the Procedure for Root Canal Therapy?

When the pulp of your tooth is inflamed or infected, not only is this a painful experience but without treatment, it can also lead to tooth loss. Root canal therapy helps you to maintain your natural smile and continue enjoying life to the fullest.

To perform root canal therapy, your dentist will:

  • Provide local anesthetic to freeze your tooth
  • Place a rubber dam around your tooth to isolate it and keep it dry during the procedure
  • Create an opening in your tooth to reach the root canal system and damaged pulp
  • Remove the pulp by cleaning and enlarging the root canal system
  • Fill and seal the canal
  • Restore your tooth with a dental crown

To learn more about root canal therapy in Calgary, AB, or to schedule an appointment, contact Crescent Heights Dental today. We are happy to provide root canal therapy near you.

Dear Patients,

We are pleased to WELCOME YOU BACK ! We are practicing SAFE DENTISTRY!

Rest assured that we have taken steps above what was required. After all, your health is our highest priority. We are finally OPEN and look forward to seeing you again soon!

OUR NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOL:

  • When we speak with you regarding your appointment, we will be asking you additional screening questions. Patients who exhibit any symptoms will need to postpone their treatment.
  • When you arrive to your appointment, please wait in your car until your appointment time and bring as little as possible into the office with you.
  • If you have a mask or face covering, we encourage you to wear one to your appointment.
  • We will ask that you sanitize/wash your hands with soap and water upon entering the office and before leaving.
  • There will be a consent form for patients to sign upon arrival and we want you to know that the guidelines in place currently have staff member signing off on a daily consent that ensures they are ready and prepared to provide treatment in the safest possible way.

We want to assure everyone that our office takes the safety and health of our patients, their families, team members and doctors very seriously. Although our operations will be slightly different today than they were previously, we are excited to finally welcome you all back in a slow and safe manner.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time of transition to the new normal.

Sincerely,
Your Dental Team