Wakefield House Dental
Wakefield House, Level 1, 90 The Terrace Wellington NZ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Root Canal Treatment

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Root Canal Treatment

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

A root canal means that we remove the infected tissue and bacteria inside your tooth's root. We do this by making a tiny access to clean out your tooth and then seal it with an appropriate dental restoration. Root canal therapy can prolong the life of your natural tooth, which is often most beneficial for your health and appearance.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

The pain associated with root canals often comes from the symptoms, which can be severe and worsen over time. Root canal therapy and anaesthetic techniques have improved considerably and should feel no different than a filling. Most patients find relief with root canal treatment.

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Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.