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Signs That You Need A Root Canal Treatment

Are you confused regarding your one particular tooth because of which you can’t eat properly since last few weeks? Then, it’s time to get yourself a dental checkup. There are several dental problems which occur from time to time in several individuals. Dental caries is one of the most common dental problems which is diagnosed in most of the dental patients. Dental caries if not diagnosed and treated on time can lead to the spread of the infection in the pulp of the respective tooth. It results in the requirement of the root canal treatment in the particular tooth in the patient.

So here are the signs which indicate that you need a root canal treatment for your affected tooth:

Pain on chewing: This is one of the most common and usually found signs in patients who require a root canal treatment in the sooner or later period. When an individual chews food, he feels the pain in it. This pain is quite prominent, and the person can feel it. In some patients, the pain subsides on its own. It is a reversible type of pain. On the other part, the pain lingers on in the particular tooth even after ceasing with the act of chewing. This second case needs to be taken seriously as it highly suggests some abnormal condition and function of the pulp. Usually, these types of cases are the ideal types of cases for the root canal treatment. So, if you have pain in your respective tooth which is troubling you since last few weeks or months, then you need to consult a dentist soon. There is a high chance that the tooth needs a root canal treatment at the earliest.

— Pain on consumption of particular food stuffs: Do you feel pain on a regular basis while chewing your favorite chocolate bar or while drinking cold coffee? Then there is a high chance of the pulp of the tooth is damaged. It is always recommended to answer to the signs which a tooth gives out on time and ensure that you take proper dental treatment at the right point in time.

Tenderness in the gum area: If you feel tenderness or swelling around your gums, then you need to take it seriously. Many individuals ignore it thinking it will subside on its own. But it can be related to your tooth’s deteriorating condition.  So, without any delay, you must visit your dentist and get your tooth checked before it’s too late.

An existing pimple over the gums: While brushing or just glancing on your teeth you find a pimple over gums and feel that it’s just a day for your gums. It’s better not to ignore it and ensure timely check up with the dentist. A pimple can be due to some problem in the pulp of a tooth around which gums are present. In this way, you can get the problem detected as early as possible.

Presence of lesion around the tooth: Many times, you won’t have any pain in your tooth. But you find a tiny lesion or a pustule around your teeth. You need to see that if it does not subside on its own in a couple of days, then you need to check with your dentist. There is a high probability that your tooth has something wrong in it going on. It is always the best to be diagnosed on time or even before time. In this way, you can save your teeth from being destroyed permanently.  Usually, most of the individuals ignore these types of secondary signs, but then these signs prominently indicate that there is something wrong with your teeth.

Tooth discoloration: Did you notice that one of your tooth or few teeth has got discolored than rest of the teeth? Then it can be one of the signs which indicate root canal treatment other than just a change in your natural tooth color. You can get a root canal treatment done and later get crowns and veneers placed to get the proper aesthetics.

Thus, these are some of the signs which indicate that you need a root canal treatment at the earliest. Teeth are an asset for our body. Therefore, you need to take care of your dental health and ensure that you can right decisions at the right time to safeguard your health for the long term. Our teeth are an asset for our body, and it is essential to take proper care of the teeth and oral health at the same time. It ensures that you keep yourself free from several diseases which are linked to the improper health and function of the teeth and gums. You need to make sure that you are well aware of your dental health and keep it in the top gear most of the time.

 

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Dr. Nabankita is a dental freelance writer with a background of education in dentistry. She is serving clients with useful and engaging content in different spheres of dentistry since 2012. You can find her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Dr. Nabankita R. Chowdhury :Dr. Nabankita is a dental freelance writer with a background of education in dentistry. She is serving clients with useful and engaging content in different spheres of dentistry since 2012. You can find her on LinkedIn and Twitter.