By Advance Family Dental Care
April 29, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: root canals  

How a root canal from your dentist in Naperville, IL, can save your tooth

Root canal therapy can wipe out tooth decay and save your tooth, and your smile. The enamel layer of a healthy tooth is normally very root canaldurable and resilient, providing ample protection. But lack of regular dental care at home and failure to see a dentist for checkups could compromise the integrity of the whole tooth. Decayed matter can infect the inner parts of the tooth and threaten its stability. A treatment called root canal therapy can halt this process and restore damaged teeth.

Dr. Pirooz Zomorrodi at Advance Family Dental Care in Naperville, IL, offers a full range of services including root canals to keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

Concerning Signs

Because of anxiety about going to the dentist or scheduling conflicts, many patients wait too long to get a root canal. These are a few signs that one of your teeth may be infected and should be treated urgently by your dentist:

  • Sharp tooth pains that may cause headaches.
  • Inability to chew food normally.
  • Brown or black marks on the tooth, or sudden change in the whole color of the tooth while the others stay the same.
  • Gum sores or boils.

Treatment begins with your Naperville, IL, dentist creating a small opening in your tooth. Dr. Zomorrodi will remove diseased tissue inside your tooth by drawing it out through the opening. Then, he will place a sedative filling inside of your tooth to reduce inflammation and pain, allowing your tooth to calm down.

After your painful symptoms are gone, the sedative filling is removed and your tooth is filled with an inert material. The opening is sealed with a small permanent filling, and your root canal is done. A dental crown may also be needed to cover and protect the tooth.

If you have a decayed or damaged tooth, it’s time to talk with an expert about root canal therapy. Call (630) 357-2332 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Zomorrodi at Advance Family Dental Care in Naperville, IL!

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