Thursday, 11 September 2014

Root Canal Treatment In Bangalore-Get the facts about R.C.T right.

Among a whole host of dental remedies, if there’s one that are most injudicious and ill advised about,-it has to be the infamous Root canal Treatment (RCT). In fact, time and again, it is discussed synonymous with pain. How very incorrect! Your RCT, as it is commonly called, may well turn out to be a painless.
When do you need an RCT?
A root canal treatment is generally indicated when
1.There has been trauma to tooth as in an injury, fall or accident where tooth is fractured or discolored though the tooth may not show any symptoms.                                                     2.There is a large decay in the tooth extending to the roots causing recurring pain or swelling or both. 3.There is an opening in gums, which drains pus through a sinus tract that leads to an abscess surrounding the roots. Cavities extend very close to the nerve causing extreme pain.
 What exactly is done?
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The procedure begins with an intra-oral x-ray, which shows the extent of decay or the the rounded black spot at the end of the roots indicating a decrease in density of bone to infection.
After local anesthesia to the concerned tooth, access is gained to the nerve area by a dental drill and a hole is made which leads to pulp chamber. Cleaning the tooth out to remove bacteria, degenerated nerve and debris is then done using RC files. These files are a series of increasing diameter used with a twisting motion as well as up and down in tooth to scrape and scrub sides of canals.
The tooth is periodically flushed with saline or water. Once the tooth has been thoroughly cleaned, the interior is sealed by placing a root canal filling material either the same day or sub-subsequently. The most common RC filling material, a rubber compound called ‘guttapercha’ comes in preformed cones that are sized to match the files used to clean the canals. The cones are placed into the root canal(coated with a sealer)exactly to the tip of tooth, length is confirmed with an x-ray. The core of tooth is then  filled with a strong material that seals tooth from above.This is a very important step which should not be skipped.
Common myths about RCT:                                                                                                                 1. The pain is unbearable: In most cases RCT almost becomes a non-event, it being no more uncomfortable than an average filling as the nerve tissue in the tooth has degenerated and cannot transmit pain.
2. It’s a long procedure: Contrary to popular belief that it takes several appointments lasting two to three weeks, your RCT may be over in as many as 2 sittings.
3. Once RCT is done its over: This procedure is followed by placement of a custom made crown (cap) available in different materials like ceramic, metal or combination to give additional reinforcement to weakened tooth.