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What we discuss with referral patients before root canal treatment.
It is so important that your patient understands what a root canal filling is, why it is needed and what the treatment will involve. Before treatment, we discuss all of the following:
Put simply, a root canal filling is a way of trying to save and restore a dead or dying tooth.
Once the tooth has been identified we drill into the nerve canal area to find the infected tissue. This is done under local anesthetic to try and ensure patients feel no pain or discomfort.