Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment in Abu Dhabi is a dental procedure performed to treat infection or damage within the pulp of a tooth. The primary goal of a root canal is to save a tooth that is severely infected, decayed or damaged. During root canal treatment, the infected or inflamed pulp tissue is removed from the inside of the tooth, disinfecting the area and sealing the space to prevent further infection. We at AL Khaja Medical Center provide the best root canal treatment in Abu Dhabi.

Root Canal Treatment in Abu Dhabi

Visit our clinic to have a look at your oral health and our qualified dentists would be able to check whether you need root canal treatment to heal your infected tooth. And the good news is that our root canal treatment is painless. We know that damaged or infected teeth can be really painful and must be treated as soon as possible.

Don’t worry and there is nothing to be scared about. With advanced technologies and highly skilled endodontists, root canal treatments are now quite painless and safe.

We provide the best care for root canal treatments. Our dentists would first explain the importance of doing the procedure so you will know the processes involved, and how you should be prepared.

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And the end result – your infection will be removed, and you will have no more pain.

FAQ

Root Canal Treatment

A root canal is typically recommended when the pulp of a tooth becomes infected or damaged due to deep decay, a cracked or fractured tooth, repeated dental procedures on the same tooth, or trauma.

During a root canal procedure, the dentist or endodontist removes the infected or damaged pulp, cleans the root canals, shapes them, and fills them with a biocompatible material. The tooth is then sealed, and a dental crown may be placed to restore its strength and appearance.

With modern anesthesia and techniques, root canal procedures are typically not painful. Patients may experience some discomfort or sensitivity after the procedure, but this can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.

The duration of a root canal procedure depends on the complexity of the case and the number of root canals in the tooth. On average, a root canal can take one to two hours. Some cases may require multiple appointments.

Yes, a tooth that has undergone a root canal can still function normally. The procedure is performed to save the natural tooth and restore its strength. After a root canal, a dental crown is often placed to provide additional support.

If a root canal is not performed when needed, the infection or damage to the pulp can spread, leading to severe pain, abscess formation, and the eventual loss of the tooth. Untreated dental infections can also have systemic health implications.

While rare, a tooth that has had a root canal can get re-infected. This may occur if the sealing of the root canal system is compromised or if new infection pathways develop. Regular dental check-ups help monitor the health of treated teeth.

After a root canal, it's important to practice good oral hygiene, including regular brushing and flossing. Attend follow-up appointments as recommended by your dentist and avoid chewing on hard or sticky foods with the treated tooth.

Yes, a root canal can be performed on a tooth with a crown or filling. In some cases, the existing restoration may need to be removed to access the pulp, and a new restoration will be placed after the root canal is completed.