Root Canal Therapy Fort Worth, Texas
Affordable Dentist Near Me – Fort Worth
GENERAL DENTIST Dr. Mike Pham, DDS.
The office opens at 9:00 a.m. & closes at 6:00 p.m Monday through Friday to serve you.
About Root Canal Therapy
Welcome to Affordable Dentist Near Me – Fort Worth. We have experienced and qualified dentists to help you restore your dental health to optimal condition. We specialize in all phases of general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, including endodontic treatments. If a tooth gets severely inflamed and infected, it can be effectively saved with root canal therapy performed by a qualified endodontist.
This is a far better option because it keeps the natural tooth in place. This is important for the shape of the face because as teeth fall out the muscles in the face can start to sag. If a tooth becomes infected, it can spread into the center of the tooth. This area is called the dental pulp. Inside of the dental pulp lie the nerves, connective tissue, and blood vessels. All of the sensitive areas of the tooth are contained here. As such, when the area becomes infected it can be incredibly painful, requiring immediate treatment.
The Root Canal Therapy
A root canal endodontic procedure works by creating a small hole in the tooth so that all of the infected areas can be removed. The dental pulp is removed, and oftentimes so are the roots. You only need your tooth roots to feel sensations like hot and cold and for the tooth to grow in. Once it has fully matured, removing the roots will not directly harm the tooth. Once done, the area will be cleaned to ensure that the infection is gone. You will typically be prescribed antibiotics as well. This ensures that any lingering infection is eliminated. In order to complete the root canal, we will seal up the hole and area where the dental pulp used to be. This is typically done with a specially designed material called gutta-percha. This is a rubber-like substance that can help to stabilize the tooth now that a portion is missing
Another benefit is that once the root canal has been completed, and the filling or crown is in place; it is possible to eat normally and without restrictions. Once the infection is gone, and the tooth is strengthened, it will behave like it used to. That makes it possible to bite down with normal force, chew, and maintain normal activities without worrying about the tooth.
We help patients throughout Fort Worth and tailor our treatments to feel comfortable during their root canal therapy procedure by using sedation dentistry. If you are ailing from cavities or tooth decay, you can drop in at our center in Fort Worth or call [number] to have our expert dentists look you over.