At Smile Hawthorn, we aim to help you keep your teeth as long as possible.
Root treatments are a way of preserving heavily damaged or traumatised teeth and maintaining the bony structure of the jaws and face.
Root therapy, or endodontics, involves the careful removal of the damaged, diseased or dead nerve and infection, followed by thorough disinfection of the root system, and finally sealing and filling the clean and empty core of the tooth.
Endodontic treatment helps you maintain your natural smile, continue eating the foods you love and limits the need for ongoing dental work.
Teeth restored in this manner have been reported to show an acceptable long term survival of 10 years.
Reasons for requiring root canal therapy include:
The information contained on this website is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek advice from a dental professional.
Smile Hawthorn is a modern family dental and orthodontic practice that provides comprehensive dental and specialist orthodontic services to the community.
560 Glenferrie Road,Hawthorn, VIC 3122
03 9939 8006