When do I need a root canal?
This treatment is performed due to acute and chronic pulpits to relief the pain and also as preventive treatment when a restorative treatment will be performed in the near future.
The need of a root canal therapy can have a variety of causes: deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, faulty crowns, or a crack or chip in the tooth. In addition, trauma to a tooth may cause pulp damage even if the tooth has no visible chips or cracks. If pulp inflammation or infection is left untreated, the pulp turns necrotic and it can cause pain an abscess which is usually located 10mm apical to the affected tooth