Root canal treatment is recommended when the pulp of your tooth, the central part of your tooth containing blood vessels and nerves, is infected or experiences severe decay. If this decay or infection is left untreated, your tooth could start to die, which may lead to the loss of your tooth.
In order to preserve your tooth, the infected or decayed pulp will be removed to prevent the formation of an abscess. Your professional dentist will clean, remould the root canal and then seal it with filling to prevent bacteria from infecting your tooth again. In most cases, your dentist will recommend a dental crown to cap your tooth.
An infected tooth pulp may include of the following symptoms:
At Supreme Dental Care, we accept all insurance with HICAPS. We’re a preferred practice for Medibank, HCF and smile.com.
Along with insurance, we accept cash, credit card and government vouchers, such as CDBS, DVA and TAC.
Supreme Dental Care is conveniently located in Glen Waverley and within walking distance from Pinewood Shopping Village. We have on site parking for our patients.