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Root Canal Therapy


In simplest terms, root canal therapy at SF Dental House in Mission District SF is undertaken to save your teeth as the only other alternative would be to remove the damaged tooth and replace it with an artificial one like a bridge or an implant . Your best teeth are your natural ones, so our doctors try their very best to recover your teeth before suggesting a tooth replacement option. Plus, root canal therapy undertaken at the SF Dental House in Mission District San Francisco can last a lifetime. Secondly, replacing a tooth with a bridge or an implant is quite costly and time-consuming, and the dentist believe that if the tooth can be saved then why remove it at all.

Root Canal Procedure Explained

Our natural teeth are supposed to last us a lifetime. However when our natural teeth suffer from deep cavities and other injuries that cause a tooth to crack, the teeth become infected on the inside. This infection damages the pulp of the tooth which is made up of nerves and blood vessels. Left untreated, this can further cause infection, damage the bone around the tooth, swelling, and pain. Once a tooth becomes infected, our Mission District dentist performs a root canal therapy procedure, also called an endodontic treatment, to save the infected tooth.

Root canal therapy involves opening the tooth, removing the infected pulp, cleaning the tooth, shaping and scaling, filling, and finally sealing it. You may be put on medication before the root canal therapy depending upon how bad was the tooth infected. The procedure for a root canal therapy at SF Dental House in Mission District SF takes about one to two visits.

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