A Root Canal is an endodontic therapy, involving the pulp and roots of the tooth. If you are in need of a root canal, Dr. Rasch and his well-trained staff are behind the success of Village Dental – a 50-year old practice that has been taking care of the oral health of the Holladay community.Call Today!
A Root canal is a procedure typically recommended for severe tooth decay or tooth pulp infection. Here are some conditions that may indicate the need for a root canal.
During a root canal treatment, the tooth pulp is removed, and the insides of the tooth are cleaned and typically sealed with a rubber-like substance called gutta-percha. A single root canal may take between 30 to 90 minutes, and the number of treatment sessions may vary depending on the condition of the tooth.
Here is an overview of a typical root canal procedure:
You may be placed on an antibiotic before or afterwards to ensure infection clears up completely.
Dr. Rasch has an extensive practice that includes providing patients with Endodontic procedures. As a family and pediatric dentist, he educates children, teens, and parents on how to keep teeth and gums healthy through his practice of General Dentistry and Preventative Dentistry.