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Root Canal (Endodontics)

Root canal treatment is as effective for pain relief as tooth extraction, with the greatest benefit being keeping the tooth. The treatment usually takes more than 1 visit, however, when properly done, a treated tooth will remain as healthy as the rest of the teeth, with a proper oral hygiene routine.

Root canal treatment involves removing the centre part of the tooth called pulp. A root canal is usually performed when the decay is so deep into the tooth that it touches the pulp. Root canal treatment is also effective for advanced gum disease and teeth damaged by trauma.


Symptoms for root canal problems include:

  • Spontaneous pain
  • Sensitive to cold/hot food and beverages
  • Pain when chewing /biting
  • Swelling or oozing of gum

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The team at the Blackburn Clinic Dental Centre are dedicated to ensuring you have the best possible experience when you visit us.Our professionalism and experience gives us the edge when it comes to providing top quality dental health service in Blackburn.


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