Despite getting infected from bacterial growth, other major causes for root canal infection includes:
- Chips and Fracture– Removal of the crown portion due to fracture leave an exposed pulp which can be painful and need root canal treatment.
- Injuries– Direct or indirect blow on mouth area makes the tooth luxated and dislodged. The need for treatment can cure and prevent from getting into critical infection.
Treatment for Root canal:
The major cause of infection in the root canal is microbial growth. So, treatment measures that stop the growth of the microbes with proper healing of the inflammation are recommended.
Treatment approach for Root canal:
Traditional approach– A small minute hole is made on the surface of teeth and all infectious debris is removed and cleaned using a cleaning solution. At the end, the dentist seals and fills the tooth to avoid infection. Local anesthesia is given to the patient while treatment to avoid the sensation of pain.