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Are you suffering from a toothache? Root canal treatment can not only treat toothaches, but it can also save you from a painful and expensive tooth extraction. For root canal treatment in Windermere and Winter Garden, Florida, call Horizon West Dentistry.
At Horizon West Dentistry, our team is dedicated to saving smiles. We offer tooth-saving root canal treatment to help patients suffering from symptoms of injured or infected teeth. If you’re suffering from a toothache, call our office right away. We also offer same-day emergency dentistry to help give you the treatment you need.
Root canals have long been one of the most feared procedures in dentistry. Today, dentistry has evolved to the point where root canal therapy no longer has to be the painful procedure it once was. It’s time to look past the bad reputation of the root canal and see it for the valuable, pain-relieving procedure it actually is.
The root canal is the area of the tooth that houses the pulp and the nerve of the tooth. Sometimes this part of the tooth can become infected. When this happens, not only is the tooth extremely painful and sensitive, but the infection can also spread to other areas of the mouth and to other teeth. The most effective way to treat this infection is through root canal therapy.
Once the anesthetic takes hold, and you are completely numb, your dentist will create a hole in your tooth. Working through the hole, our dentist will clear away the infected material along with the pulp and any other debris. The interior of the tooth will be thoroughly cleaned out to make sure that no infection is left. An antibiotic medication may be placed inside the tooth to prevent any further infection.
Your tooth will then be filled with filling material, and a cap or crown will be placed. This is necessary because the structure of the tooth will be weakened, and restoration will protect the tooth from breakage and allow you to chew comfortably. We offer porcelain crowns for a strong, long-lasting, and natural-looking tooth restoration to keep you smiling for many years to come.
If you have been experiencing any of these signs or symptoms, call our office immediately. You may have an infection that could require treatment. Root canal symptoms include:
Our team will do everything we can to make your treatment as comfortable and pain-free as possible. We will use a local anesthetic to numb your tooth prior to the root canal procedure, but we also offer oral sedation for patients who experience dental anxiety. Be sure to ask about the other comfort aids and amenities we offer to ensure your experience with us is a pleasant one!
American Association of Endodontists: Root Canal Explained
Are you suffering from a toothache? Horizon West Dentistry is here to help. Our friendly dental team offers tooth-saving root canal treatment to our patients in Windermere and Winter Garden, Florida. Schedule an appointment today by calling us at (407) 612-2244. Be sure to ask about our same-day emergency appointments and convenient family scheduling!