Root canal therapy is required when the nerve in the tooth begins to die as a result of decay, injury or tooth wear. This can cause infections and abscesses in the areas around the tooth, even spreading to the supporting bone, which can be very painful and damaging.
Root canals are often used to save a tooth from being extracted.
At Staplehurst Dental Practice, our trusted and highly skilled dental team will:
Our clinicians will then discuss the best long-term options to protect the tooth from further damage and infections.
Be sure you consider your options carefully before considering an extraction instead. This may solve the problem of the infection, but it creates another problem – a missing tooth and a gap. The result of which can be further negative consequences to the remaining teeth, muscles or jaw joints.
Let us help you to experience a much more comfortable way of root treatment than you may have previously thought possible.
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At Staplehurst Dental we are taking this pandemic seriously and are ensuring your health and safety comes first.
Following the recent announcement by the Prime Minister, we would like to reassure you that we will be remaining open unless instructed otherwise by our governing bodies.
The safety of our patients and staff is very important to us and along with all the correct PPE and universal infection control protocols in place, we will be able to continue with all planned appointments.
As per the Prime Ministers announcement, we too would recommend that you avoid cancelling or delaying any essential/planned treatments, in case this leads to future complications for your health.
If you require any of our services, please do get in touch, as we are here to help you.
We would like to thank you for your continued support and patience during this time, and hope you all remain safe!