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Save Your Tooth With A Root Canal

Cavities and related pain are nothing strange to most of us. However, the inconvenience of having the tooth removed is worrisome and hence the popularity of root canal treatment. Root canal treatment is an efficient procedure for managing cavities, infections and tooth decay, without the removal of affected teeth. 

The procedure of root canal treatment or RCT involves the removal of the decayed pulp within the damaged teeth, disinfecting the area and then refilling and sealing the teeth to look and function like normal healthy one. The scope of the treatment involves an infection of teeth pulp due to cracks in teeth, decay, trauma or wear due to repeated dental treatment.
Root Canal Treatment Procedure
The procedure of root canal treatment can be done in about 2 to 3 sittings, with each session spanning about half an hour. Each session can be done in an interval of around 3 or 4 days. The timings for the procedure are dependent on the intensity and spread of decay. 
The treatment for…