Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment can save a severely broken and decayed tooth. Root canal is recommended when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection. The procedure will relieve you from pain and any discomfort from heat, cold, or biting too hard.
Doctor will remove the infected tissue and clean the canal. After the infection has been removed, the space if filled with medicated dental materials, which restores the tooth back to its full function. Local anesthetics and proper pain medication allow the procedure to be performed with no pain in most cases.
Over the counter painkillers are usually enough to relieve any pain afterwards, but the doctor may prescribe medication.