Endodontic Specialist is an expert in performing root canal treatment and diagnosing and treating tooth pain. When the general dentist makes a diagnosis of a tooth needing a root canal, there are many factors to consider if a referral to an endodontist should be made.
Root Canal Pain Management. Follow these steps to manage your pain before you have a root canal or during your root canal recovery. 1. Take your antibiotics as prescribed by your dentist. 2. Relieve pain with anti-inflammatory medication that allows for reduction of inflamed periodontal fibers during your root canal recovery as tooth heals.
Root canals treatment is needed when an injury or a large cavity damages the tooth’s root. A root canal is a treatment to: repair; save a damaged or infected tooth. The root canal treatment is usually a painless procedure, as dentists apply local anesthetics or a profound anesthesia to block the nerve from sending pain signals to the brain.