DOES IT HURT?
No. Local anesthesia allows to operate during the root canal treatment without pain. Antibiotics and painkillers are prescribed to control the post-operative pain.
IS IT EFFECTIVE?
Yes. By the end of root canal treatment, most of the pain will be gone with the end of the local anesthetic. Subsequently, the tooth is no longer innervated, there is no longer possible pain on this tooth.
WHAT IS THE ALTERNATIVE?
Extraction is the only alternative to channel processing if the tooth nerve is affected.
WHY DO YOU NEED A CROWN AFTER ROOT CANAL?
After the root canal treatment, the tooth restored although still fragile and can fracture under the pressure of chewing. Over time, a treated tooth blacken. The crown strengthens the tooth for chewing and corrects aesthetics (color) of the tooth.
HOW LONG BEFORE EATING?
At the end of root canal treatment, you can eat. Avoid eating directly on the treated tooth until the laying of a wreath. There is no pain, only the risk of fracture.
IS COVERED BY INSURANCE?
Yes, the canal treatment is a basic care and will be reimbursed by your insurance. The crown is a major care. A first estimate is necessary to know the terms of repayment.