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Endodontics

Root Canal Therapy in Roseville, CA

If you experience chronic tooth pain or sensitivity or if any of your teeth are damaged, decayed or even infected. You need root canal therapy! It is one of the most common dental procedures performed every year. At Smile and Shine Dental Practice of Dr. Sidhu, we are proud to provide root canal therapy in Roseville, CA to our patients interested in relieving their discomfort and pain while improving the overall appearance of their affected tooth.

Some common symptoms of an infected, damaged or decayed tooth include the following:

• Severe Toothache and Tooth decay
• Tooth Infection
• Tender swollenGums
• Pressure Sensitivity
• Darkened Tooth
• Pimple on Gums

If you’re experiencing any of the above-mentioned symptoms, feel free to schedule an appointment with Smile and Shine Dental Practice. We would be delighted to evaluate the health of your affected tooth and determine the best therapy option to bring your smile back.

Root Canal Treatment in Roseville

Why Root Canal Therapy?

People usually think root canal therapy is a complicated and scary painful experience but it is far from it. When the nerve becomes infected due to a deep cavity it allows bacteria to seep in, or injury due to trauma, it can die. Damaged or dead pulp causes increased blood flow, hence increasing the pressure inside the tooth. Pain in the tooth is commonly felt when biting down, chewing, or applying hot or cold foods and drinks.
Without treatment, the infection will spread , bone around the tooth will begin to degenerate, and the tooth gets loose ,can also spread to surrounding teeth..If abscess develops it can cause life threatening dental emergency.

Getting a Root Canal

Before beginning your root canal therapy, you will be given a strong topical and local anesthetic to minimize any discomfort during the procedure. Next, your Dr Sidhu will place a rubber dam (isolate from other teeth) and create a hole in the affected area permitting her to access the tooth’s root canal and pulp properly. Any decay, infection, and bacteria will be gently removed with rotary and hand files, affected tissue is cleaned and reshaped and irrigated. Medication may be inserted into the area to help fight bacteria.Finally canal is filled with gutta percha,temporary crown is placed, with permanent crown on subsequent visit.

What happens after treatment?

Swelling may cause discomfort for a few days, which can be controlled by an over-the-counter pain killer.For a few days after the procedure, eat soft foods, and chew on the opposite side. Dr. Sidhu will give you an antibiotic if necessary.

Schedule Root Canal in Roseville, CA, Today

Contact Smile and Shine Dental Practice today to schedule your root canal in Roseville!!