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Endodontic Treatment in Lima
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What are Root Canal or Endodontic Treatment?


Root canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth. The procedure involves removing the damaged area of the tooth (the pulp), cleaning and disinfecting it and then filling and sealing it. The common causes affecting the pulp are a cracked tooth, a deep cavity, repeated dental treatment to the tooth or trauma. The term "root canal" comes from cleaning of the canals inside the tooth's root.

How are they made?

Root canal now days should not be a painful procedure, and is better performed with the use of a microscope or magnifier. The basic steps for a root canal are:

  • Xray, is necessary to diagnose the affected area and the proximity to pulp.
  • Anesthesia, is administrated in the affected area.
  • Pulpectomy, Diseased dental pulp and roots are removed and the area is cleaned, disinfected and prepared to be sealed.
  • Filling, the treated roots are filled with gutta-percha and cement.

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