Root Canal Treatment
Our dentists will examine your teeth and offer you advice on suitable treatments.
Root Canal Treatment
Root Canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat infection at the root of the tooth and is often the last resort instead of an extraction.
When treated under the best isolation techniques (isolating just that tooth from the rest of the mouth), infection inside the tooth is removed and cleaned and replaced with a root filling and completed with a crown to prevent fracture of a weakened tooth.
The procedure is usually undertaken over 1-2 visits and relieves the pain of infection instantly. The cost of root canal treatment is usually between £450-650 depending on the complexity and saves a tooth for between 10-12 years.
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What happens if i have already had a root canal on the tooth?
Re-root treatment or extraction. Sometimes the tooth can become reinfected around the previous root filling.
Placing crowns on the teeth can sometimes help this. Depending on the quality of the previous root filling, the previous root filling can be removed, disinfected again and re sealed.
This is called a re-root canal treatment and costs £150-250 additional to the root canal treatment. This often requires a skilled dentist to perform well. If the infection is too large, the only option may to remove the tooth.
How do i know if i need a root canal treatment?
When you need a root canal treatment it is often because there is an infection through the root of the tooth and affected the surrounding bone.
The symptoms are usually a continuous dull ache specifically around that tooth, but can spread depending on the size of the infection.
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Before and After
Here is some of our transformations, after images are taken at 3-5 year follow up appointments. See more patient stories.
“I would definitely recommend Waldron Dental Clinic.”
"I never liked my teeth but now they look so much whiter and healthier."
"I absolutely LOVE my smile"
"My teeth were sticking out and I always hated it. I am so glad I had the treatment"
"I had a Mini Smile Makeover by the BEST!!!"
“I came to have treatment because I npoticed that my teeth were crossing over more at the front of my mouth. I had a Mini Smile Makeover by the BEST!!! Clear Invisalign, whitening and then subtle bonding."
"I love my new smile!"
“I was treated with composite bonding to change the shapes of my teeth. I came in and after 2 hours I had brighter. whiter and straighter looking teeth.”
"Thank you for all your help in giving me a smile I am happy with"
"I was really nervous about treatment when I saw my last dentist, but you put me at complete ease and listened to everything I had to say and explained everything so well!"
"Implant are honestly the best thing I ever invested in!"
"I was tired of my loose fitting dentures. They were becoming sore and loose. One day I was out for dinner in a business meeting and coule feel them slipping. I am so glad to have had my teeth sorted."
“I would definitely recommend this practice"
"I had Invisalign treatment on my upper and lower teeth and my teeth look and feel superb. I finished the upper teeth with some composite bonding.”
“I would definitely recommend this practice. I had heard about composite veneers before, but I was not sure. My teeth were worn and discoloured before, but now are bright and white.”
"Love my teeth"
"I had composite bonding done on my teeth, because they were small and peg shaped. I absolutely love my teeth. I was nervsous about treatment, but I felt nothing at all."
"A brilliant decision and there are absolutely no bad points."
“I felt I wanted something discreet so I chose the lingual brace. It was a brilliant decision and there are absolutely no bad points.”
"Thank you to Emma and Sundeep who were really helpful"
"I had some tooth whitening at the practice, and my teeth look so much whiter."
"They look great."
"Definitely better than I expected"