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 Root Canal Procedure
Charlotte North Carolina NC Dentist

 Root Canal: 

A root canal is a procedure where the infected inside of the tooth (pulp tissue) is removed, the remaining space is cleaned and the space is finally “corked” and sealed with a filling material. Ultimately the tooth has a filling and crown placed on it so it can function normally again. 

Cavity (bacteria)spread into pulp (L). 
The root canal is cleaned and shaped (R). 

Completed root canal with a temporary filling (L). Properly restored 
tooth with a permanent filling (core build up, post and crown) 

Advanced decay that infected the root
causing an abscess in the bone.