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. 

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