Lemoore, CA area dentist describes root canal therapy

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Root Canal Therapy, Root Canal Lemoore CA The smile should be functional, healthy and beautiful. However, even when patients take good care of their teeth, problems can still arise which need to be treated with the help of a dental professional. Dr. Nikunj Raiyani and the team of Hanford Family Dental Center understand the complexities that come with maintaining oral health. When patients in Lemoore, CA are experiencing pain and discomfort from a tooth, they may benefit from root canal therapy.

When is root canal therapy needed?

Root canal therapy, also referred to as endodontic therapy, is a procedure done to remove the dental pulp. This is performed using special instruments that allow precise removal of the dental pulp. The inside of the tooth is disinfected and then filled with gutta percha. The procedure is done when the dental pulp is diseased or infected. This may happen from a large cavity or an injury. Determining when root canal therapy is needed can be done by the dentist. He can perform x-rays to check the inside of the tooth and decide if endodontic treatment would be beneficial to the patient. It can eliminate the pain patients are experiencing, bring the tooth to health, and avoid the need for extraction.

Dr. Nikunj Raiyani and his professional staff at Hanford Family Dental Center recognize when dental treatments are needed to bring the smile back to health. He also explains when procedures such as root canal therapy could maintain the natural smile while treating a condition to bring relief to a patient. His practice is conveniently located at 425 West 7th Street, Suite 104 in Hanford and can be reached at (559) 530-8080 to make an appointment. His practice is ready and willing to accept new patients and families in the area who are seeking quality general and cosmetic dentistry services.

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