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Dental care benefits for root canal therapy
Updated: 12/5/2008 11:25:37 AM
 

Experts advise on tackling infected teeth  Anyone suffering with a diseased tooth may want to consider the option of root canal therapy and avoid the possible complications of tooth extraction.

That's the advice from the Academy of General Dentistry, which says 95 percent of root canal treatments are successful in achieving better dental health.

Root canal treatment becomes necessary when the pulp inside the tooth gets infected and starts to cause pain.

The procedure is designed to clean out the infected matter and reshape the root canals, which carry the tooth's nerves.

Action of some form must be taken to deal with an infected tooth as it is unable to heal itself, the AGD warns.

The less expensive option of a tooth extraction may seem appealing in the first instance, but can leave teeth crooked if an implant or bridge is not fitted in the space.

Extraction may lead to further complications too, requiring follow-up treatment at an additional cost.

Root canal work is carried out by an endodontist or dentist. According to the American Dental Association, a restored tooth may last a lifetime if properly taken care of. ADNFCR-1507-ID-18915511-ADNFCR

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