Let’s start by dispelling a common myth: Root canal treatment doesn't cause pain — it relieves it! Root canal treatment is the removal of the tooth's soft tissue in the center of the tooth. Once the spoiled, unwell or dead pulp is removed, the remaining space is cleaned, shaped and filled. The procedure seals off the root canal. Earlier, teeth with disease or injured pulps were removed. Today, root canal treatment saves many teeth that would have otherwise lost.

The most common causes of pulp damage or death are deep cavity, an injury to a tooth or cracked tooth. Once the pulp is infected or dead, if left untreated, pus can build up at the root tip in the jawbone, forming an abscess. An abscess can destroy the bone surrounding the tooth and cause pain if your tooth chamber gets infected by decay; RCT is the only way to save your tooth. If you're about to have your first root canal treatment, you might be feeling pretty nervous about the whole thing, especially given all the stories floating around. Well, don't worry — it is easy and nearly painless.

Root canal therapy fits under the special dentistry area known as endodontics.Endodontic treatment commonly known as root canal treatment and it means within the tooth itself. It is needed when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. The causes could be deep tooth decay, repeated dental procedures on one tooth (replacing a large filling, for example), or traumatic damage such as a crack, chip or even a root fracture. Gum disease can also give rise to root canal problems necessitating root canal treatment. Generally speaking, whatever the cause of root canal disease, root canal or endodontic treatment will be necessary to save the tooth. All dentists receive training in endodontic treatment and can perform root canal procedures.

Single Sitting Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment is a specialised and time taking method. In most of the cases it requires at least two or more visits to your dentist. Your dentist will remove your infected pulp at first appointment and later the tooth is permanently filled after clearing all the infections. Single visit root canal is gaining more popularity these days in dentistry. It is quicker, widely accepted & prevents recontamination of the root canal treatment between appointments. Single sitting root canal treatment is commonly done these days due to lack of time and patients have no time for multiple sitting. Single sitting root canal treatment is a routine dental procedure, which your dentist will be happy to do for you. It takes only half an hour to finish the procedure hence saves time. The patient does not feel uneasiness by local anesthesia at every visit and also it reduces the re infection chances by number of visits.

Rotary Endodontics
Endodontic is a word which is a combination of two Greek words, "endo" meaning "inside," and "odont" meaning "tooth." Endodontics is a modern branch of dentistry that deals with the findings, prevention, and treatment of diseases that occur within the soft tissues inside the tooth. These tissues are referred to as the dental pulp and they occupy the root canal space. Thus, endodontic treatment is an essential part of modern root canal treatment.

Sometimes your dentist may refer you to an endodontist, who is a specialist in this type of treatment. Single sitting root canal treatment in endodontia refers to gain the access till pulp chamber, locate the canals, clean it, shape it with endo instruments and fill it with gutta percha points and seal it with the cement. Following successful endodontic treatment, the tooth continues to receive its blood supply and nourishment from the surrounding tissues and the supporting bone. The body's immune system continues to recognise an endodontically treated tooth as practical and healthy, just as it recognises any other normal non-treated tooth. Thus, an endodontically treated tooth continues to function as an integral component of the dental arch.

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