Teeth are held in the jaws by their roots. Front teeth normally have one root, but teeth further back in the mouth have more. At the core of each tooth is a soft mass of tissue, called the pulp. In a healthy tooth, the pulp contains living fibres, cells, nerves and a blood supply.
Dr Ollie Stew can help relieve your pain and save infected teeth, particularly in complex cases. He has advanced training in endodontics from the renowned Eastman Dental Institute, London, and uses his experience and precise attention to detail to elevate your experience. Book your free assessment
If a tooth has been subject to decay or injury, the pulp can become destroyed. It then becomes vulnerable to infection, causing pain and swelling. When this occurs, root canal treatment is needed in order to save the tooth from extraction.
There are four stages of root canal treatment:
For more complex cases, we may recommend you see Dr. Oliver Stew. He has advanced training in endodontics and uses an operating microscope to provide unrivalled visibility and attention to detail.
Root canal treatment can often take more than one appointment to complete, depending on the tooth being treated. We will give you a temporary filling or crown between appointments to protect your tooth.
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For more information on root canal treatment, please contact our patient coordinator, Jaime, on 01452 727 665 or by emailing us at [email protected]
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