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Root Canal In Ottawa

What is a Root Canal procedure?

A root canal is a type of dental treatment performed on teeth that have become damaged or infected. Inside your tooth, beneath the white enamel and a hard layer called dentin, is a soft tissue called pulp. The pulp contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue which help grow the root of your tooth during its development. A fully developed tooth can survive without the pulp because the tooth continues to be nourished by the tissues surrounding it.

Do I need a Root Canal treatment?

Root canals are needed for a cracked tooth from injury or genetics, a deep cavity, or issues from a previous filling. Patients generally need a root canal when they notice their teeth are sensitive, particularly to hot and cold sensations.

There are a few symptoms that mean you might need a root canal treatment:

Severe pain while chewing or biting

Pimples on the gums

A chipped or cracked tooth

Lingering sensitivity to hot or cold, even after the sensation has been removed

Swollen or tender gums

Deep decay or darkening of the gums

Mersal Root Canal Treatment In Ottawa

If you are looking for a root canal treatment in Ottawa, we encourage you to contact Mersal Dental today to book an appointment. We will be happy to answer any of your questions and help you to make the best decision for your dental health.

Request Your Appointment Today by Calling 613-233-8558, or Completing the Below Form.

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