A root canal treatment is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected If a root canal is not performed on an infected pulp, the infection will spread to the rest of the tooth and the entire tooth will need to be extracted.
A root canal treatment consists of the creation of an access hole in the tooth, the cleaning and refilling of root canals, and the placement of a filling.
What are the causes of a root canal?
Saving the natural tooth with root canal treatment has many advantages:
Protects other teeth from excessive wear or stain