An RCT Is needed when a large cavity damages the tooth, the root becomes infected or inflamed. Root canal treatment is the process of removing the inflamed, decayed, diseased and infected root/pulp and healing the tooth.
Why is root canal treatment needed for your kids ?
Root canal treatment is important because, it is the best way to save your child’s tooth from getting extracted. It is necessary to prevent Deep traumatic dental injury and infection spreading to the other teeth as well. Avoiding root canal treatment can cause further pain and damage and tooth loss for kids!
Why to save a tooth? Why to prevent extraction of the tooth?
Majority of the population opt for extraction because of the pain, but it is not the solution. Also, extraction can cause drifting of adjacent tooth and it is a long and expensive procedure and ruin teeth alignment. So, it is better to get your child’s root canal treatment and save their tooth.
How does a peadiatric root canal done?
During the procedure, an endodontist (who specializes in treating root canal )carefully removes the pus inside the tooth, cleans, disinfects and shapes the root canals and places a filling to seal the space.
The dentist numbs the tooth. An opening is made through the crown of the tooth to the pulp chamber
Special files are used to clean the infection and unhealthy pulp out of the canals.
Then the endodontist shapes the canals for the filling material. Irrigation is used to help clean the canals and remove debris.
the canals are filled with permanent material and the rot is stopped once and for all . Is root canal treatment painful?
No, root canal treatment is one of the least painful treatments in child dentistry. Pain during root canal treatment is minimal when done with advanced technology equipment which we use at Partha Dental Clinics, kids won’t feel it at all ! Dos and don’ts after Root Canal of children
*Don’t eat hard, sugary, chewy, sticky foods and sweets. *Avoid hot and cold beverages *Take soft foods *Drink warm water *Maintain oral hygiene and brush well ! For more details on kids RCT !!!