Visual Explanation of Root Canal Therapy

When is a root canal necessary?

A root canal becomes necessary when the nerves of the tooth become infected.
When is a root canal necessary?

Removing the infection from the tooth

Removing the infection

Filling the tooth

Filling a tooth

Placing a Crown

Placing a crown on a toothThe images above show the basic steps involved in root canal therapy. Root canals are necessary when a tooth has been infected, or has received trauma affecting the tooth’s root.

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