65 Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria-3032, Australia.
Root canal treatment is performed to save a tooth, which otherwise may require extraction, due to a disruption of the tooth’s nervous system. Often the tooth will present as a toothache. Root canal can commonly be required due to:
Treatment normally takes 2-3 visits to clean and disinfect the tooth and to seal the nervous system to prevent reinfection. For teeth with deep dental decay, large fillings or cracks, crown is also recommended to ensure strength and longevity of the tooth.
After root canal treatment the tooth feels like any other tooth in your mouth. Success rates for root canal treatment have been quoted in scientific literature as between 80-90% successful.
So if you would like to sit down and discuss your options in an open and honest manner, please call us on 03 9370 8581 to book for a comprehensive examination.