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What is a root canal procedure?

Root canal procedures, or endodontics, is a treatment for the inner pulp of the tooth. They are performed to save teeth from extraction. The dentist or endodontist, a root canal specialist, cleans out the decayed or damaged pulp without breaking the exterior of the tooth root. The cleaned root canal is filled with a bio-compatible rubber-like material called gutta-percha. They are also performed for patients with damaged teeth caused by accidents or fractures. The procedure takes one to two hours to complete.

What are the types of root canal procedures?

Primary root canal treatments are performed using stainless steel files. Stainless steel files could remove only a small amount of infection and could easily break. The more advanced and flexible nickel titanium files do not break easily and are able to clean the entire infected area easily. Rotary instruments used to clean the root canal are quicker than manual instruments. Other advanced root canal procedures make use of ultrasound or laser to effectively clean the root canal.

Is a root canal procedure painful?

Root canal procedures are performed under local anaesthetic. Patients will not feel pain during the procedure.

What is the recovery time after having a root canal procedures?

Patients take about three days to recover after a root canal procedure. Some patients require a week to recover from a root canal procedure.

When can I travel by air after a root canal procedure?

It is safe to travel by air one day after a root canal procedure. Patients should check with their dentist before embarking on their journey. If they feel pain or discomfort, they should postpone their journey until it abates.

What care is required after a root canal procedure?

Patients should take all prescribed medications correctly. They should not eat until the anaesthetic wears off. They should not eat or drink very hot or very cold food for at least a week. They should avoid eating hard food or sticky food. If swelling occurs they should sleep with their head raised for a few days to bring it down.

What are the alternatives to root canal procedures?

Alternatives to root canal procedures include extractions and pulp capping procedures.

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BMI The Meriden Hospital - Dental Clinic in the UK

BMI The Meriden Hospital

University Hospital Site, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2LQ
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Campbell   Murray Dental Surgeons - Dental Clinic in the UK

Campbell Murray Dental Surgeons

282 Daventry Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry, CV3 5HL
This clinic is situated in Coventry. The practice consists of Dr. Grenville A Campbell Dr. Graham A.V.Murray and Dr. John Addy, dental hygienists and nurses in addition to administrative staff. Preventive dentistry and patient protection by using sterilized equipment is a priority at this clinic. The latest technology is used and a detailed estimate of the cost is provided upfront. A children’s private dental care plan is offered for continuing dental health advice and treatment for children. Cosmetic dentistry and dental implants are also offered.
Root canals from £290
Dentist Consultation from £57
Under 16 years: Initial consultation new patient
Dental Implants from £2800
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