A root canal is a pulp-filled cavity found in the root of a tooth.
At healthy smiles premier dental we have skilful and experienced dentists that tend to perform root canal treatment whose goal is to preserve your dental formula.
Root canal treatment is usually used to restore the tooth that had severely decayed.
When pulp is damaged it usually breaks down making bacteria to multiply within the pulp site, hence, resulting into an abscessed tooth- a pus-filled hole that forms at the end of the root of a tooth. In addition to this, an infection in the root canal can lead to swelling, bone loss or a deep hole that can cause drainage problems through the cheek or skin.
At times, some symptoms are not present and a frequent check-up by visiting healthy smiles premier dental is recommendable; this is in case you feel dental discomfort.
The charge for a root canal treatment varies with several aspects. The factors include: how severe the problem is, dental insurance and location where the procedure is performed. Our dentists can charge an average of $330 to $530 for an incisor and incredibly higher for a molar- $500 to $820.
The only other alternatives for a root canal is dental extraction where the tooth gets replaced with a bridge, implant or a partial removable denture. Some of these alternatives tend to be more expensive and require a lot of time to perform the treatment procedures.
Before opting to a root canal treatment, our dentists at healthy smiles premier dental will tend to give you either the latter option or dental extraction for you to choose; this is because we are mindful of the expenses, sessions and the depth of the dental issue.