Sometimes as tooth begins to decay, the infection keeps spreading into the deeper areas. This spreading of the infection eventually leads to the damage of the nerves. The nerve dies and needs to be eliminated and replaced. This is when you may need a root canal. Root Canal means we remove the dead nerve and fill it with rubber product called gutta percha in most cases.
There are a lot of reasons why your tooth might need a root canal. The most common form is damage. However it can also happen if your tooth faces a sudden shock like a hard hit.
here are lots of symptoms that might hint that you need a root canal. Pain being the prime factor. You might also experience swelling, biting tenderness, sensitivity to hot or cold food, darker tooth colour etc.
If any of these symtoms are your concern, please contact us and book an examination. We will take detailed reports and x-rays to tell you exactly what the condition of your tooth is.