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Why You Need Root Canal Treatment

If one has an impending infection brought about by a decayed tooth, a solution to this is root canal treatment. Root canal in Houston is done by creating an opening through the tooth crown and into its pulp chamber. By then, the root canals are cleaned and filled and the crown is closed. But is the treatment really necessary? The answer is ‘yes’. Here’s why.

Saves the natural tooth

It is a common thing for people to consider getting their tooth out in case of decay. However, a root canal treatment prevents that from happening. It only removes the inflamed pulp from the inside of the tooth, cleans the root canal, and seals it back with a crown or a filling. By then, the treated tooth can resume its function just like the other teeth.

No need for extra expenses

Since a tooth extraction is irreversible, you cannot get back a lost tooth unless you plan to get prosthesis. Removable, or even fixed, prosthesis can cause a lot of money and can even be more expensive than having a root canal treatment. Getting this treatment instead of prosthesis can save you from making more expenses.

Restoring teeth function

Getting a root canal treatment has a lot of advantages, too. Because of the discomfort caused by tooth decay, the patient may have difficulty chewing, biting, or do anything with his or her mouth. A treatment to the root canal can restore efficient chewing and biting sensation, as well as bring back the teeth’s natural appearance. It also protects the other normal functioning teeth from wear and tear due to excessive use.

Having a decayed tooth can be bothersome and can be a source of hindrance in one’s daily activities. To get a root canal treatment, contact Royal Dental at (713) 330-7700 and book an appointment with us today. 

Take Care of Your Dentures

Dentures in Houston are full removable teeth replacement that can be crafted according to the patient’s preferences. There are different materials and designs that can be used for dentures. A denture could lose its fit over time making it slip from the mouth more often. However, it can be readjusted to the correct fit by a reliable dental clinic. To prevent more visits to the clinic, though, it is best to take care of one’s teeth – even if they are already removable.

They need a break, too.

Before going to bed, it is best to remove your dentures and give them a break. This helps your mouth tissues rest from wearing the mouth piece during the day. If this is not possible, then make sure to remove them for at least six to eight hours a day.

Clean them every day.

They may already be artificial teeth, but they need to be cleaned just as much as real teeth do. Bacteria and tartar can still accumulate around them. If they are full of plaque, your underlying hum tissues could be affected through infection or irritation. Brush your dentures with a soft-bristled toothbrush as well and use regular hand soap, detergent, or a dental paste with it.

Look after your mouth, too.

Your dentures don’t need to have all the attention. You still have to care for your gums, too. Every time you take out your removable teeth, a good rinse to the mouth will be a good routine. It is also advisable to massage the gums regularly using a soft toothbrush or even a washcloth. Those with partial dentures should still brush their remaining teeth.

To know more about denture care, or if you are interested in getting dentures, visit Royal Dental today or call us at (713) 330-7700 and book an appointment with us!

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