Root canal FAQs

When would i need root canal treatment?

This treatment is performed when the root of a tooth becomes traumatised or infected through injury or trauma.

What is the aim of root canal treatment?

The aim of root canal treatment is to alleviate the pain and swelling associated with a dental abscess.

What happens during root canal treatment?

The tooth is thoroughly disinfected, then the nerve is removed from all the roots of the tooth. The tooth is then sealed to prevent the infection from returning.

When would i need root canal treatment?

There is no substitute for your natural teeth, so where at all possible; we try to save your tooth. Root Canal treatment is the last resort in the process of trying to save a tooth.

How long does root canal therapy take?

Usually RCT therapy takes 1 – 2 visits over a few weeks and each appointment will last for about 1 hour.

What does root canal therapy cost?

Costs start from £220 depending on the complexity of the tooth being treated.

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