Root Canal in Tower Hill

Root canal treatment (also called endodontics) is needed when the pulp inside your tooth becomes infected through tooth decay or damaged by an injury to your mouth. This infection may spread through the root canal system and could eventually lead to an abscess, causing a great deal of discomfort. If root canal treatment is not carried out, the tooth may need to be taken out.

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Root canal therapy involves the following:

  1. First, local anaesthetic will be administered to ensure no discomfort is felt during treatment.
     

  2. The tooth will be prepared with a drill, allowing access to the root canal system.
     

  3. The root canal system will be thoroughly cleaned out to remove all infection and pulp.
     

  4. The root canal system is then filled and sealed temporarily with a crown.
     

  5. The tooth is checked at a later visit and when all the infection has cleared, the tooth is permanently filled.

"A great dentist, I was in extreme pain and got an appointment on the same day. Allayed my concerns about going to the dentist, patiently explained the procedure and carried it out with great skill. Going to the dentist is never pleasant but this was the best experience I have ever had."

L.C

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Root canal treatment is a skilled and time-consuming procedure and most courses of treatment will involve two or more visits.

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Life benefits

Preservation of remaining healthy tooth structure.

Prevention of infection spreading any further.

Restoration of tooth to its natural look and feel.

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What our patients say

"Despite the COVID restrictions, Wayne and the team were able to see me for an emergency appointment within a few hours of contacting them. Having been in intense pain for a week prior to seeing them, I'm now completely pain free and have a clear treatment plan in place. Fantastic experience, worth every penny."

M.A

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Call 0207 488 4445 to book an appointment with London City Dentists, and our friendly team will be happy to assist you in an emergency. Located in Tower Hill, we are conveniently situated for those working in the City.