Having a toothache might mean that the inside of your tooth has become infected. To stop the pain as soon as possible, Dr. Cappello will most likely recommend root canal therapy to remove the diseased pulp inside the tooth. By removing the infection, not only can we get rid of the toothache, but we can also save the tooth from needing to be extracted altogether. Don’t let yourself suffer from tooth pain any longer than you need to; call us right away to schedule an appointment for root canal therapy in Trumbull, CT.
The first step is to take digital X-rays of the tooth in order to confirm that a root canal is necessary. This will also help us plan the treatment by showing us the shape of the canals inside the tooth. During the appointment itself, your mouth will be numbed so that you won’t experience any discomfort. The infected soft tissues and nerves will be taken out of your tooth. After the canals have been thoroughly cleaned, they’ll be filled with an inert material. In most cases, a dental crown will be attached to the tooth afterwards for protection.