Painless Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat an infected or damaged tooth. It involves removing the damaged or infected pulp tissue from inside the tooth and filling it with a material to prevent further infection.
Laser-assisted root canal treatment is a relatively new technique that uses lasers to perform the root canal procedure. The use of lasers in root canal treatment can make the procedure less painful and more comfortable for the patient.
Here’s how laser-assisted root canal treatment works:
Anesthesia is administered to numb the tooth and surrounding area.
A small hole is drilled into the tooth to access the pulp chamber.
A laser is used to remove the infected or damaged pulp tissue from inside the tooth.
The laser also sterilizes the root canal to kill any remaining bacteria and reduce the risk of infection.
Once the canal is cleaned, it is filled with a biocompatible material and sealed.
Laser-assisted root canal treatment can offer several benefits over traditional root canal treatment. It can be less painful and uncomfortable for the patient, as the laser can reduce the need for drilling and other invasive techniques. It can also reduce the risk of infection and improve the overall success rate of the procedure.
However, laser-assisted root canal treatment is not suitable for all patients or conditions, and it can be more expensive than traditional root canal treatment. It’s important to talk to your dentist about the best options for your dental needs.