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Cavities treatment – Fillings or root canal therapy?

Cavities are uncomfortable and if left untreated, they could lead to tooth loss. So, which is better treatment between fillings of root canal therapy?

Key takeaways:

– You only need a filling if the cavity is painless and hasn’t eaten into the third layer of the tooth.

– A root canal is necessary if you are experiencing pain or the cavity has a crack.

– Discolouration, sensitive teeth and bad odour could be a sign that the nerve tissue is dead, which requires root canal therapy.

– A root canal procedure will end the intense pain.

Visit the dentist regularly for checkups and cleaning.

Read more here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/is-a-filling-okay-or-will-i-need-a-root-canal/

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.