Root Canal Treatment performed to restore the functionality and aesthetics of a natural tooth. Root canal done in either single sitting or in multiple sittings depending upon the severity of infection and tooth involved. Your dentist will decide whether to carry out the procedure in a single visit or multiple visits. There are various ways of root canal procedures which include abscess drainage via a root canal therapy in full mouth cases for occlusal rehabilitation.
Usually, root canal therapy for anterior teeth done in single visit. As they don’t have any complex anatomy compared to the posterior teeth. In most cases at Royal Dental Clinics, root canal with fixed teeth restored on the same day.
Root Canal for Posterior Multiple Teeth!
Prolonged or long standing carious tooth which leads to periapical infections. In order to eradicate a periapical infection, one needs to thoroughly debride the canals and that takes multiple visit.
Sleeping canals during root canal treatment one would encounter constant pus oozing out from the canals or bleeding of the canals, This could be the reason of an already present abscess with that particular tooth. So, multiple visits required in such cases to help ooze out.
Patients with reduced mouth opening where access to that particular tooth for complete debridement hampered, The files do not reach to the end of the canals for cleaning and shaping, Such cases to need to be handled in 2 or 3 visit simultaneously asking the patients to undergo warm salt water gargles for relaxation of the muscles.
Calcification of canals encountered in long standing chronic infection and elderly patients.
However, Calcification commonly known as a blocked canal wherein the access to the apex of the root not met with, In such canals EDTA (Ethylene Diamine Tetra Acetic Acid) used for dissolution of calcium.
If it’s not possible for the patient to give enough time for the said root canal treatment, then the dentist along with patient’s consent would opt for multiple sitting root canal therapy!
In all the above cases, open or closed dressing given depending upon the infection. hence multiple root canal sittings are beneficial restoring the efficacy and functional values. At Royal dental clinics, the doctors are specialised to perform same day root canal treatment.