Root canal treatment is a crucial dental procedure used to save teeth that are badly decayed or infected. At ToothTime Family Dentistry, we specialize in performing root canals with the utmost care and precision, ensuring our patients in New Braunfels and surrounding areas receive comfortable and effective treatment. Our goal is to relieve pain and preserve your natural tooth, helping maintain your oral health and smile.

Understanding Root Canal Treatment

  • Purpose of Root Canals: This procedure is necessary when the pulp, the soft tissue inside the tooth containing nerves and blood vessels, becomes infected or inflamed.
  • Signs You May Need a Root Canal: Symptoms include severe toothache, sensitivity to hot and cold, and swelling in the gums.

The Root Canal Procedure

  • Initial Examination and X-rays: To determine the extent of the infection and plan the treatment.
  • Removing the Infected Pulp: The infected pulp is removed, and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected.
  • Filling and Sealing the Tooth: The tooth is filled with a biocompatible material and sealed to prevent further infection.
  • Restoration: In most cases, a crown is placed on the treated tooth to restore its function and appearance.

Benefits of Root Canal Treatment

  • Pain Relief: Effectively alleviates the pain associated with tooth infection.
  • Tooth Preservation: Allows you to keep your natural tooth, maintaining your natural bite and oral structure.
  • Prevention of Further Damage: Stops the infection from spreading and causing more significant oral health issues.

Caring for Your Tooth After a Root Canal

  • Post-Treatment Care: Follow specific care instructions to ensure a successful recovery.
  • Routine Oral Hygiene: Continue with regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups.

Why Choose ToothTime for Your Root Canal Treatment

At ToothTime, we use advanced techniques and technology to ensure your root canal treatment is as comfortable and effective as possible. Our experienced dental team is committed to providing the highest standard of care, prioritizing your comfort and dental health.

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