Are you suddenly experiencing a severe toothache? Notice sensitivity in a tooth when chewing or consuming hot/cold things? You may be in need of root canal treatment! At Drs. Rubinstein & Ducoff, we are happy to provide root canals in Providence, RI for our patients that are suffering from a decayed, damaged or even infected tooth root. Not sure if you may need root canal treatment in Providence? Some common symptoms patient’s experience when they have an infected, decayed or damaged tooth root, include:
Many patients, however, report no symptoms until the problem had advanced, causing more complications. We always recommend routine dental care. It can reduce your risk of decay, infection and even damage. Schedule your appointment with Drs. Rubinstein & Ducoff today!
Although the outer layer of out teeth known as the enamel is quite strong, it isn’t invincible to decay and damage. When a tooth becomes severely damaged, decayed or even infected, it can also spread to the root/pulp of the tooth, located deep inside below the white layer of enamel.
During our Providence root canal treatment, your endodontist will create a tiny hole in the affected tooth so that they can actually access the root of the tooth. Once access has been created, your dentist will thoroughly remove any decay, infection, and bacteria located in the root canal, the root canal will also be gently cleaned and then disinfected. Once the root canal has been completely cleaned, it will then be sealed, reducing the patient’s risk of additional complications.
A dental crown is recommended following root canal treatment it can improve the appearance, function, health and even strength of the affected tooth.
Think that you or a loved one may need root canal therapy in Providence? Contact Drs. Rubinstein & Ducoff today to schedule your root canal consultation, we’re always accepting new patients at our clinic and would be more than happy to determine if a root canal is the best option for you and your pearly whites.