One of the top treatments dreaded that is heard by dental patients is root canal. At Mt. Ogden Dental Clinic you don’t have to worry when you hear root canal. Dr. Mark C. Geddes and our team are well trained to make getting a root canal with as little to no pain. In addition to making you feel comfortable and relaxed during a root canal our service is affordable at our clinic.
What is a Root Canal?
Perhaps you are feeling that you have a sensitive tooth and it goes deeper than the surface of your tooth. A root canal helps to fix and recover a defective or infected tooth. This service is a procedure that takes away the defected area of the tooth, which can also be called the pulp, cleaning it, filling it and sealing it.
Causes of a Root Canal
The reason your pulp is being affected is because of a cracked tooth, repeated dental treatment to a tooth, you could possibly have a deep cavity.
What You Should Expect During a Root Canal
Are you someone that likes to know exactly what to expect when you come to the office for your root canal at Mt. Ogden Dental? There are 3 things that you can expect to happen at your root canal appointment:
- 1. Anesthesia-Dr. Mark will apply a local anesthesia where the tooth is affected. This is to insure that you will experience as little pain as possible.
- 2. Pulpectomy-This is when Dr. Mark will make an opening and remove the defected are of the tooth.
- 3. Filling-During the pulpectomy that roots to your tooth have been opened is then filled with a rubber-type material and sealed with cement.
Call us today if you are experiencing any tooth pain that you think may need a root canal. Mt. Ogden Dental is ready to help you! 801.394.4415