Endodontics

Our dentists are experts in endodontics treatment that aims to remove the affected pulp or nerve in order to restore dental health and end the patient's pain. This method is carried out in fractured teeth or teeth with deep pulp tissue damage. The procedure consists of cleaning the root canals in order to preserving the tooth and surrounding tissues.

Infected pulp and decay on teeth graphic.

Dental nerve decay can manifest itself with a variety of symptoms, the most prominent being:

  • Discomfort when chewing.
  • Darkening of the shade of the affected tooth.
  • The perception of a bad taste in the mouth.
  • The development of fistula or phlegmon in patients.

The aim of such treatment is to removal of the pulp or nerve tissue to eliminate the ailments This is the result of this.

Diagnosis and treatment

In the Dentoliva Clinic we use the state-of-the-art endodontic diagnostic and treatment techniques, which allows us to obtain the best results for our patients.

Our specialists perform a thorough clinical and radiographic examination before starting treatment. Once the intervention is scheduled, the following is administered The patient is given local anaesthesia and a rubber dam is placed on the tooth to keep it isolated, clean and free of saliva throughout the procedure.

Endodontic steps graph: initial state of infected pulp tissue.

Tooth with infected nerve.

Dental crown opening for endodontic treatment.

Crown opening to access the infected pulp.

Filing and removal of infected pulp tissue with a Niti file.

Root canal cleaning.

Once the dental crown has been opened, access is gained to the canals where the pulp is located and the following steps are carried out cleaning the root canals. Finally, it is filled with a biocompatible material, based on gutta-percha with a cement, to ensure the sealing of the ducts. Finally, the tooth is restored.
Tooth filling with gutta-percha.

Filling with gutta-percha and biocompatible cement.

Solidification and consolidation of dental fillings for endodontics.

Drying of filler and sealing of ducts.

Crown placement to finish endodontics.

Tooth restoration.

In most cases root canals are usually performed in a single session and are virtually painless treatments. During the first few days after the procedure the patient may notice sensitivity or discomfort in the tooth due to postoperative inflammation of the nerve tissues surrounding the affected tooth. After a few days that pain disappears and the patient can smile with peace of mind.

We are expert dentists in endodontics in Oliva.

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Types of endodontics

Endodontics can be classified into three types, depending on the number of roots of the affected tooth:

Uniradicular endodontics icon

Uniradicular

It is the easiest to practice and is carried out on teeth with only one root.

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Birradicular

This is performed on teeth that have more than one root, such as premolars and some molars.

Poly-radicular endodontic icon.

Polyradicular

This type of endodontics is performed on the last molars in the mouth, which are those with more than two roots.

If you live in the area of Oliva and surroundings we recommend that you visit our clinic and consult with our specialists about all the doubts you may have about your oral health problems. The priority of our dentists is to try to maintaining our patients' natural teeth and endodontics is a dental technique that allows us to preserve our natural teeth while maintaining their aesthetics and functionality.

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