Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

Many people worry or shy away from the word Root Canal therapy, and although they are often caused by tooth decay or severe trauma. A root canal can be the saving grace for relieving a patient of pain and saving the vitality, longevity or lifespan of a tooth.  When the nerve of a tooth becomes irritated it will become inflamed and send off signals to a patient letting them know something may be wrong.

Dental emergencies should be addressed as quickly as possible to avoid permanent or costly damage. If Dr. Vandana Sethi determines that root canal therapy is necessary, you will be made comfortable with plenty of anesthesia and sedation dentistry is always an option to help relax you during the procedure. With advances in technology, a root canal is quick and painless. The tooth is opened and the nerve chamber is cleaned, removing disease or bacteria from the nerve space within the root, and then sealed off to reduce the risk of any further infection and then often times restored fully with a crown to secure the integrity and vitality of the tooth, toothache, pain in the teeth, jaw or gums, broken teeth, knocked out tooth, broken fillings and swelling in the gums or mouth.

If you are currently experiencing pain or discomfort while chewing or biting on your teeth or have severe pain, don’t wait any longer. Dr. Vandana Sethi and his team at Esthetic Dentistry of Fairfax are available to help you get relief. Call us today at 703-218-8142.

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