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Root Canal Treatment by Oakville Dentists

Root canal, also known as endodontic treatment, is the treatment for the inside of a tooth. A root canal treatment is needed when the pulp or nerve of a tooth has died resulting from a deep cavity, injury or infection in the tooth. If left untreated, an abscess (puss) can develop resulting in swelling and pain and can cause permanent damage to the bone supporting the tooth.

A dentist or endodontist, who is a dentist that specializes in root canal treatment, may perform the procedure. The procedure may take one or more visits depending on how far along the infection has progressed. If you require more than one visit, a temporary filling will be placed on the tooth to protect it until next appointment. In an adult, once the root canal is performed, the tooth will look and function normally. In fact, with the right care at home and regular dental check-ups, the repaired tooth can be long lasting.


333 Glenashton Dr Unit 3,
Oakville, ON, L6H 7P6