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"Genuine excellence in dental care. My fiancée had a root canal and crown work here, which was a long-standing issue previous dentists had not treated correctly. It couldn’t have been more different at Pall Mall Dental - absolute skill and professionalism from beginning to end. I have also switched to the practice now and have just had the best hygienist treatment I’ve ever experienced. Never felt my teeth this clean and shiny! Can’t recommend the team here enough - thank you guys."

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Anterior Teeth (per tooth) £640.00
Pre-Molar Teeth (per tooth) £690.00
Molar Teeth (per tooth) £790.00

We all know that Toothache can be an awful feeling, so the earlier you book an appointment to see us the better so we can get you feeling like new again.

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The simple answer is you will not feel any pain during this procedure.

Root treatment is performed by our head Dentist Dr Kaushal Soneji who has the rare skill in this field to give best results under local anaesthetia whilst ensuring your total comfort.

When the anaesthetic has worn off there may be mild discomfort which we treat using mild anti inflammatories and painkillers.

Any TOOTHACHE is serious. Just ask anyone who has experienced this condition.

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Reasons for seeking Root treatment advice

Teeth may become distressed when exposed to hot, cold or sweet foods or in more serious cases you may experience pain when biting down on food.

A dull aching pressure in the jaw is also an unfortunate symptom and may be a sign you require root canal treatment.

Don’t worry our highly skilled Dental team are readily available to help!

A tooth causing any of the above symptoms of pain and/or swelling may be infected and require root canal treatment.

An Infected tooth is also sometimes associated with an abscess or swelling in the jaw.

Root treatment is often the preferred choice to save an infected tooth as the only other option is to extract the problematic tooth which will then have to be replaced with either a fixed bridge, implant or removable denture.

Saving a tooth is always the best and most cost effective option.

Our highly experienced Dentists are specifically trained in root treatments and whilst using state of the art equipment and fully digital X-Rays are able to show excellent success rates with many lasting a full lifetime.

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Root canal therapy, also known as endodontic treatment, is a procedure used to save an infected or decayed tooth. It involves removing the infected or damaged pulp from the tooth's root canal, cleaning and disinfecting the area, and then sealing it to prevent further infection.

Root canal therapy is necessary when the pulp, the soft tissue inside the tooth, becomes infected or damaged. This can happen due to untreated cavities, cracked or chipped teeth, or trauma to the tooth. If left untreated, the infection can spread to the surrounding tissues and cause severe pain, abscesses, and even tooth loss.

Some common signs that you may need a root canal include severe toothache, sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, swelling and tenderness around the tooth, darkening of the tooth, and a recurring pimple on the gums. However, only a dentist can determine if a root canal is necessary after conducting a thorough examination.

Contrary to popular belief, root canal therapy is not as painful as people think. With modern advancements in dental technology and anesthesia, the procedure is relatively painless. Most patients report feeling minimal discomfort during and after the procedure. Your dentist will also prescribe medication to alleviate any post-operative pain or discomfort.

The length of a root canal procedure can vary depending on the complexity of the case. On average, it takes one to two appointments to complete a root canal. The first appointment typically involves cleaning out the infected pulp and applying medication. The second appointment focuses on sealing the root canal and placing a dental crown or filling on the tooth.

While root canal therapy is a highly successful procedure, there is a slight chance of failure. It can occur if the tooth was not properly cleaned and disinfected, the canals were not thoroughly sealed, or if a new infection develops. In such cases, retreatment or an apicoectomy, which involves removing the tip of the tooth's root, may be necessary.

With proper oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups, a root canal-treated tooth can last a lifetime. However, it is essential to maintain good oral hygiene practices, such as brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist regularly, to ensure the longevity of the restored tooth.

The only alternative to root canal therapy is tooth extraction. However, extracting a tooth should be considered a last resort, as it can lead to other problems such as shifting of teeth, difficulty chewing, and loss of bone in the jaw. It is generally recommended to save the natural tooth whenever possible.

Generally, you should be able to drive home after a root canal procedure. However, if you received sedation or anesthesia during the treatment, you may feel lightheaded or drowsy afterwards. In such cases, it is best to have someone accompany you or arrange for transportation.

After a root canal, it is best to avoid chewing on the treated tooth until the permanent filling or dental crown is placed. This is to prevent any damage to the tooth. However, you can typically resume your regular diet once the tooth is fully restored.

Yes, root canal therapy is a safe and common dental procedure. Dentists are trained and experienced in performing root canals, ensuring patient safety and comfort. By addressing the underlying infection and preserving the natural tooth, root canal therapy can help restore oral health and function.

No, root canal therapy can be performed on children as well. Baby teeth, also known as primary teeth, play a crucial role in the development of permanent teeth and should be preserved whenever possible. Your dentist will determine if root canal therapy is suitable for your child based on their specific case.

In conclusion, root canal therapy is a safe and effective treatment for saving infected or damaged teeth. With the use of modern dental techniques, the procedure has become relatively painless. If you experience tooth pain or other symptoms, it is essential to consult with a dentist, who can diagnose the problem and recommend the appropriate treatment option for your specific dental needs.

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