Tooth infection cleaning or root canal treatment in Turkey can save a tooth that would otherwise need to be extracted. Registered in the UK, Clinic Center provides you with the dental treatment plan you need to prevent any tooth loss. Available at an affordable root canal cost, this treatment will help relieve your pain and stop the infection before it gets any further. To get more information regarding the root canal system and prices, you can simply fill in the online consultation form.
What is Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal treatment (also called endodontics) is a dental procedure used to treat infection at the centre of a tooth which means; the blood or nerve supply of the tooth (known as the pulp) is badly inflamed, infected through decay or injury or dead. You may not feel any pain in the early stages of the infection. In some cases, the colour of your infected tooth could be darker, which means that the nerve of the tooth has died (or is dying), this is when a tooth needs root canal procedure. Infection may spread through the root canal of the tooth.
This can eventually lead to an abscess which causes swelling of the tissues around the tooth. The symptoms of an abscess can cause dull ache to severe pain and the tooth may be very tender when you bite. If root canal treatment (RCT) is not performed, the infection will spread and the tooth may need to be extracted.
Removing the bacteria from the root canal system is not painful and can save a tooth that might otherwise have to be removed completely. Some roots have more than one root canal, but all have at least one canal. When a tooth infection cleaning is carried out, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed to prevent bacteria from entering. Without root canal treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form.
When is Root Canal Treatment Needed?
Usually, the treatment of a root canal system is recommended or needed when there is an infection deep within the tooth. The pulp inside the tooth can become infected with bacteria because of an injury or a severe, untreated cavity. Without a root canal procedure, the infection can become so severe that the tooth has to be removed.
The aim of root canal therapy is not to cause you pain, but to save a tooth that is severely infected. As the National Institutes of Health puts it, a dentist performs the procedure to remove bacteria and dying or dead tissue from inside the tooth.
Modern techniques and technology have helped root canal treatment evolve into a relatively comfortable procedure that often requires no more than one or two visits to the dentist or endodontist.
Do I need Root Canal or Extraction?
Sometimes damaged teeth cannot be repaired with root canal treatment. In general, this happens if you have a severely damaged tooth or if you have a severe gum disease that prevents your tooth from healing or having good support after treatment. In this case, your dentist may suggest a tooth extraction.
The Root Canal Treatment Steps in Turkey
Many patients have questions and concerns about the procedure. Thanks to modern dentistry and technology, there isn’t much to worry about. A root canal treatment in Turkey is virtually pain-free and widely successful.
What goes on during a root canal procedure abroad? There are three main root canal treatment steps that your tooth will go through under local anaesthesia:
Preparations for root canal treatment
The soft tissue inside of your tooth is filled with a substance called the pulp. When root canal treatment is required it is usually because this part of the tooth has become infected. Patients will usually visit their general dentist for a toothache. Once other issues are ruled out, the general dentist will direct the patient to a specialist for further examination.
The reason patients are directed to see a specialist is because, once the general dentist has identified the teeth infection causing the toothache to be inside the tooth, more advanced technology is needed to fully understand the problem.
An endodontist will use digital imaging and digital x-rays to confirm that root canal treatment is required for the tooth.
Opening and cleaning the tooth
To get rid of the infected pulp inside the tooth, the endodontist drills a small opening at the top of the tooth. Via surgical tools, the endodontist cleans out the root canals, removing any infection, and possibly applying medication to ensure no infection is left to cause further issues.
The root canals are now cleaned out and free from teeth infection.
The endodontist will fill the chamber that once hosted the infected pulp with a new root filler. An adhesive is used to seal off the area, protecting the new root filler from any bacteria or saliva.
Sometimes, during stage two of a root canal treatment in Turkey, the dentist must widen the root canal to clean out the teeth infection. If this is the case, the tooth will need to be restored with a rod or another strengthening method.
A temporary filling is placed over the opening at the top of the tooth.
After a few weeks, the patient must make an appointment with a restorative dentistry specialist to get the temporary filling removed. The restorative dentist will place a crown over the treated tooth, making the tooth as strong as it was before the teeth infection.
The seal used by restorative dentists to restore the tooth will also help protect the tooth from further infection.
How Long Does the Root Canal Treatment Last?
The treatment of a root canal system infection is highly successful; the procedure has more than a 95 % success rate and many teeth fixed with a root canal can last a lifetime. Root canal treatment is usually successful at saving the tooth and clearing the infection. Having a crown fitted to the tooth after the root canal procedure is essential to improve tooth survival rates. If you keep your teeth clean, endodontics provides long-lasting results.
The survival of your tooth depends on a number of factors, including: how much of the natural tooth remains, how clean you keep your teeth, and biting forces on the tooth. But if a tooth infection recurs, root canal treatment in Turkey can be repeated.
Advantages of Root Canal Treatment in Turkey Assisted by Clinic Center
Being the best cosmetic dentistry clinic abroad, Clinic Center provides any dental treatments patients need including root canal therapy, namely Endodontics in Turkey. Registered in the UK, Clinic Center offers physical consultation at their London office and aftercare servicess in the UK. The patients also have the opportunity to book a face-to-face or video consultation with our medical consultants.
With the USA trained dental staff Clinic Center also has a high success and satisfaction rate in root canal treatments that are mostly used in restorative dentistry, and whose results are available for the candidates in our website gallery.
Root canal treatment in Turkey with the assistance of Clinic Center offers you great opportunities at an affordable root canal cost.
Root Canal Treatment Results and Aftercare
After your root canal procedure in Turkey, your restored tooth with the new crown should work normally and look cosmetically pleasing. If you follow good dental and oral hygiene, your restored tooth could last a lifetime. After your final treatment, your restored tooth should no longer be painful, but it may feel sensitive, pain, or pressure for a few days and painkiller medications can help.
It is too important to look after your teeth when recovering from a root canal treatment abroad. You should avoid biting on hard foods until your treatment is complete. In most cases it’s possible to prevent the need for further tooth infection cleaning by keeping your teeth clean, not eating too much sugary food, giving up smoking if you smoke.
Root Canal Treatment Cost in Turkey
Root canal treatment in Istanbul is one of the most preferred destination and among the common treatments especially in restorative dentistry as it is mostly not optional but obligatory. If the patients ignore teeth infection and go on with any other cosmetic dentistry procedures; these infected teeth are quite likely to cause future problems. Hence, patients shouldn’t hesitate to have root canal procedure considering the root canal cost. So, how much is root canal treatment in Turkey? Root canal cost varies from clinic to clinic.
Cooperating with the best dentists in Turkey, Clinic Center still offers an affordable root canal cost for optimal patient satisfaction. To get further information about root canal system or price for tooth infection treatment, you can simply contact us online.
Based in the UK, Clinic Center aims to make you feel comfortable during your dental treatment in Turkey. All the procedures, including root canal therapy, are performed by highly experienced dental staff at an affordable root canal cost; and all your needs are met thanks to the all-inclusive packages we provide you with:
- Free X-ray if required
- VIP Transfer between the airport, hotel and dental clinic
- Accommodation in a 4-star hotel
- Free Check-up
- Aftercare in the UK
Pre&Post-Op Instructions for Root Canal Treatment
- Avoid chewing on the side of the mouth where the procedure was performed so as not to irritate the area and also to ensure that the temporary restorative material is properly attached.
- If the dentist has prescribed medication, take them as prescribed.
- Strenuous activity should be limited for the rest of the day.
- Smoking and alcohol consumption should be avoided for 2 – 3 days.
- It is essential that you maintain a sufficient diet after a root canal treatment abroad. On the day of your treatment, it is often more comfortable to eat a smooth diet. The day after the root canal procedure, you can return to your regular diet with correct solid food and fluid intake.
- Sometimes follow-up visits may be necessary. These are short appointments that are very important to monitor the progress of healing.
Root Canal Treatment Fast Facts
|Length of Procedure:||At least 2 stages, each can take 45 to 60 minutes.|
|Recovery Period:||Sensitivity-discomfort will disappear in a few days|
|Diet:||Soft meals in first 24 hours after procedure.|
|Potential Candidate:||Patients who have inflamed, badly infected or dead teeth.|
|Pain:||Pain-free procedure, mild discomfort-sensitivity can experience|
|Post dental care:||Avoid of biting hard foods immediately after procedure and then same care as your normal teeth|
|Long lasting:||8-10 years to lifetime depending on the patient’s oral hygiene|
|Combination of treatments:||Mostly total smile makeover (Hollywood smile) procedure, dental crowns, dental implants, dentures.|
Does a root canal hurt?
Root canal procedures have the reputation of being painful but it is not true. Since patients are given anaesthesia, root canal treatment in Turkey isn’t more painful than a regular dental procedure. However, root canal therapy may cause patients to feel a bit sore or numb and experience mild discomfort for a few days after the procedure.
Can I go to school or work after getting a root canal?
You will most likely feel numb for 2-4 hours following the procedure. Most patients are able to return to school or work directly following a root canal treatment. However, it is not advised until the numbness is completely gone.
Will the tooth be safe after treatment?
Yes. However, as a dead tooth is more brittle, it may be necessary to restore the tooth with a crown to provide extra support and strength to the tooth.
Can I brush my teeth after a root canal?
Unless told otherwise by your dentist or endodontist, brush and floss your teeth as you regularly do after a root canal treatment in Turkey.
Will a tooth turn black after a root canal?
Sometimes after a root canal procedure, the tooth can become slightly discoloured or develop spots called intrinsic stains, where the tooth bleeds internally and the inner part of the tooth turns yellow or dark. Luckily, the tooth can be whitened afterward through internal (non-vital) bleaching.
I had a filling done recently and now I need a root canal treatment. Why?
Sometimes when the dentist removes the damaged or decayed part of the tooth, he or she is working close to the nerve. Thus, damage is often unavoidable. Usually the tooth is carefully dressed and sealed and can settle down but often a teeth infection occurs under the new filling and a few weeks later develops into severe pain, leading to an abscess.
Is Root Canal Treatment guaranteed to work?
About 95% of all root canal treatments are completely successful and never give trouble again. There is a small but significant failure rate with root canal therapy as the work involved is quite complex. Besides, resistant infections, complicated root canal systems or instrument fracture may mitigate against a successful procedure. But this is not at all the norm.
What can you eat after a root canal?
It is important for patients not to eat anything until the numbness wears off, as you could accidentally bite your tongue or tissues or cause additional damage to your teeth. After the numbness is gone; you can eat softer food that does not require a lot of chewing since eating hard food can cause unnecessary discomfort.
What happens if you don’t get a root canal?
If left untreated, a tooth infection can spread to other parts of the body, and in some cases can even be life threatening. If you need a tooth infection cleaning, the infected pulp in the tooth needs to be removed.
Do you need a crown after a root canal?
The need of a crown after a root canal therapy depends highly on the location of the tooth in the mouth-teeth towards the back of the mouth like molars and premolars are needed more for chewing, and generally require crowns, where incisors or canines which aren’t needed for chewing don’t always require crowns.
Can a root canal fail?
Root canal treatment can fail for a variety of reasons that includes insufficient cleaning of the canals, a breakdown of the crown or its inner sealant, or essentially anything that allows the tooth that previously had a root canal treatment to become infected at the root and affect other teeth.
Will the tooth need any further treatment after the nerve has been treated?
Often a tooth changes its colour when it has been root filled. If the discolouration is visible on an anterior tooth, you may prefer to have the tooth crowned to restore its colour and to improve the strength of the tooth. If the tooth is heavily filled, it may require crowning at some stage following a root canal therapy in Turkey. It is good practice to allow the endodontic treatment to settle for a couple of months or so before crowning the tooth.
What if it happens again?
Root canal treatment in Turkey is usually very successful. However, if the infection comes back, the treatment can be repeated. Occasionally, if the inflammation persists at the tip of the root, surgery can be carried out to remove the inflamed part, clean the area and put in a filling. This is known as an ‘apicectomy’.