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Root Canal Treatment in Lara

Root Canal is a treatment which helps to repair an infected tooth which has been damaged due to decay, fracture or gum disease. During the root canal treatment in Lara, our professional Lara dentist removes the pulp and the nerve and the tooth’s inside is thoroughly cleansed, and sealed. If left untreated, the tissue around the tooth may be infected and will result in an abscess, swelling and pain.

Signs You May Need a Root Canal Treatment in Lara

Root canal treatment is required when the pulp of the tooth is inflamed, infected, or dead.

The below signs recommended by our Dentist in Lara that may indicate the need for a root canal treatment:

  1. Severe pain in the affected tooth
  2. Sensitivity to extreme temperatures such as hot and cold with lingering pain
  3. Discolouration of a tooth due to trauma
  4. Swollen face or gums
  5. Sensitive gums which are painful when chewing

What to Expect During a Root Canal Treatment in Lara?

The following steps will occur during your root canal Treatment in Dazzling Smiles Dental Clinic in Lara:

  1. Comprehensive examination/ X-ray– if your Lara dentist suspects you may need a root canal, x-rays wil be taken or existing x-rays will be examined to see where the decay and infection is located
  2. Anaesthesia – local anaesthesia is administered to the affected tooth
  3. Pulpectomy – an opening is made and the infected tooth pulp and nerve is removed
  4. ShapingThe canals within the tooth are shaped and cleaned ready to be filled.
  5. Filling  – the root canals that have been cleaned and shaped are filled and sealed to prevent further infection.


The root canal treatment procedure typically takes 1-2 hours, depending on the details of the procedure you’re having, and the type of tooth involved. The treatment can often be completed in a single visit. At times, a second appointment to Lara Dentist may be required.
When the pulp of a tooth becomes infected and swollen, a root canal may be necessary. The causes of infection include tooth decay, a fractured tooth, an injury, or a failed dental crown or filling.
The price of root canal Treatment cost varies from person to person because of everyone’s different circumstances. At Dazzling Smiles Demtal Lara, we are upfront about all our treatment costs before the treatment begins and will explain all costs during the first consultation.
The price is the same with or without insurance. Those with private insurance will be eligible for a rebate. Eligible children will be able to go through the Child Dental Benefit Scheme.
A root canal treatment is advised when dentists find a cavity and infection. For most people this experience is painful, and it inhibits them from enjoying their favorite foods. Left untreated the infection is more likely to seep through to other teeth or even worse- other parts of the body.

Up to 3 appointments will give the best result. But it depends on your situation.

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