East Finchley
91 High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 8AG
Swiss Cottage
16 Harben Parade, Finchley Road, Swiss Cottage, London, NW3 6JP
020 3868 3622
Click here for our clinic locations

What Is Root Canal Treatment?

Root Canal Treatment at Dental Art Clinics Root Canal Treatment (also known as endodontic treatment) is a type of treatment used to remove an inflamed or infected pulp – soft tissues located inside of the tooth, under the white enamel and a hard layer called dentin.

What Causes Inflammation Or Infection Of The Pulp?

Several reasons can cause the inflammation or infection of the tooth’s pulp:

  • Faulty dental crowns
  • A chip or crack in the tooth
  • Repeated dental procedures on the tooth
  • Deep decay

It should be noted, that trauma to a tooth can still cause damage to the tooth’s pulp, even if there is no visible damage.

Why Should I Get Root Canal Treatment?

Root Canal Treatment can help you save a natural tooth which provides several advantages:

  • Relieves pain of the tooth with the problematic pulp
  • Feels comfortable
  • Proper chewing capabilities restored
  • Proper biting force distribution
  • Maintains natural look
  • Ensures the protection of other teeth from excessive strain or wear
  • Natural appearance

What Happens During The Root Canal Treatment Procedure?

Root Canal TreatmentDuring the Root Canal Treatment Procedure, our doctors remove the inflamed or infected pulp from the tooth. The inside of the tooth is then cleaned and disinfected. Afterwards, our dentists will fill and seal the tooth with a material called “gutta-percha”. During the final steps of the procedure a crown or a filling will be provided to ensure protection.

How Long Will The Root Canal Treatment Take?

On most occasions Root Canal Treatment can be done within 1 or 2 appointments. However, more surgically complicated cases can take a longer time. Our expert dental staff will ensure that these appointments will feel comfortable and leave you with a positive experience.

Are There Any Alternatives To Root Canal Treatment?

Unfortunately, there are no alternatives to Root Canal Treatment other than the removal of the infected or inflamed tooth, however, our doctors highly recommend to save the natural tooth if possible.

Prices For Root Canal Treatment At Dental Art Clinics

Root Canal Treatment - Endodontics Price
Tooth with one root canal (incisors and canines) £199
Tooth with two root canals (premolars) £290
Tooth with three root canals (molars) £399
Complex root canal (molars occasionally) £450
Abscess draining per session £30 


Book your Dental Check-Up at Dental Art Clinics today!


"I’m really happy with all the work done so far... would recommend to anyone."... [more]

Chris Snell, November 2016

 

"I am a really happy customer. All clinic staff were wonderful, whenever I needed any help or information"... [more]

Sigitas, Dental Art London Patient