Root Canal Therapy
Do you have a toothache or are your teeth sensitive to hot or cold?
These symptoms are potential indications of nerve damage in your tooth. To make sure you don’t get a serious infection or abscess a specialist At Dr. Zak Family Dentistry may will exam you to see if you need a root canal. This treatment is performed to minimize the return of bacteria and seals the tooth to protect it from future damage.
In a nutshell, the process of a root canal treatment first removes the bacteria, nerve tissue, and bacterial toxins from within the inner parts of a tooth. Next, once this space has been cleansed the second half of root canal treatment involves filling in and sealing up the interior of the tooth. This aspect of the treatment is an attempt to minimize the possibility that bacteria will be able to re-colonize the inner parts of the tooth.