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Painless Root Canal Treatment

What is Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal treatment repairs and saves a badly damaged or infected tooth. The term ‘root canal’ comes from cleaning of the canals inside a tooth's root. With advancement in dentistry over the last decade or so, most people now experience minimal pain, if any, with a root canal treatment. Our Root Canal Treatment in Delhi is painless and relieves tooth ache effectively in addition to saving the natural tooth.

Why is Root Canal Treatment needed?
When a tooth is cracked or develops deep cavity, bacteria can enter the pulp. The bacteria and decaying material stuck in the tooth may cause a serious infection or a tooth abscess if left untreated, leading to pulp death, bone loss and loss of the tooth itself.

Signs and symptoms
Signs and symptoms to look out for if you require root canal treatment may include:
  • Swelling around your face and neck
  • A hole in your tooth
  • Toothache or tooth pain
  • Gum swelling
  • Temperature sensitivity, especially to hot

Root Canal Treatment Procedure
The root canal usually takes one to two visits depending upon the amount of infection. First, you have dental X-rays to check the extent of damage. You also receive a local anesthetic to control pain. Decay is removed, and an opening is made through the crown of the tooth to gain access to the pulp chamber. Using small dental instruments, the infected or diseased pulp is removed. After the diseased pulp is removed, the pulp chamber and root canals are flushed and cleaned. The root canals may be reshaped and enlarged to allow better access for filling later. Before permanently filling the root canals, they should be clean of all infection and dried. Medication is sometimes put into the pulp chamber and root canal to clear any infection. If infection has spread beyond the tooth, you may need a prescription for antibiotics. If the root canal requires multiple visits, a temporary filling is placed in the crown to protect the tooth and keep out debris and saliva. Avoid biting or chewing on the tooth until it's been treated and restored. The final stage of the root canal is restoring your tooth. Because the tooth typically has a large filling or is weakened from extensive decay, it needs to be protected from future damage and returned to normal function. This is usually done by placing a crown — a realistic-looking artificial tooth. A crown is made of gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal. It can be tinted to match the exact color of your other teeth. Sometimes, a metal post must first be inserted in the tooth for structural support and to keep the crown in place.

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Goal of Root Canal Treatment
The goal of root canal treatment is to save a tooth that might otherwise require extraction. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth may become severely infected and abscesses may form. Our best dentist in Delhi will examine your case and, based on the extent of damage, suggest undergoing either a root canal treatment or its alternative, i.e., extracting and replacing the damaged tooth with a dental implant, bridge or removable partial denture.

Cost of Root Canal Treatment
The root canal cost is generally between Rs. 6000 – Rs.8000/- depending whether it in a front or a back tooth. Also, if repeat root canal is required or a broken file is to be retrieved.

How long Root Canal Treatment takes?
Our Root canal specialist generally completes root canal in a single – sitting, which usually takes 45 mins – 70 mins. If the case is complicated, or infection is more than two sittings are required.

Risks of Root Canal Treatment
The chief risk of root canal is that it can fail. When root canal treatments fail, sometimes the problem is easily detectable on x-ray -- a missed canal, a perforated root, or inability to clean all the canals all the way to the tip of the root. Sometimes root canals fail for no apparent reason -- that is, no apparent reason until the tooth is extracted and a fracture is found on the root that may not have been seen on x-ray. Our best dentists at Meraki Dental Studio are experts in treating failing root canals.

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We Use Modern, State of the Art Technology and Equipments.

These include:

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Digital Apex Locators ortho_invi_inner
Rotary Filling Systems ortho_invi_inner
  • Root canal treatment is painful
  • Root canal treatment causes illness
  • A good alternative to root canal treatment is extraction
  • Root canal therapies are often lengthy, requiring many visits
  • You do not need a root canal if you’re not feeling any pain
  • Root canal treatment doesn't cause pain, it relieves it
  • There is no valid, scientific evidence linking root canal-treated teeth and disease elsewhere in the body
  • Saving your natural teeth, if possible, is the very best option
  • Root canal therapies can be completed in one or two appointments
  • Teeth that require root canal therapy are not always painful

Root Canal FAQs

Is Root canal very painful?

It was believed to be one of the most painful procedure in dentistry. However, contrary to its reputation, root canals relieve pain. It is done under anesthesia, pain is controlled easily.

Is Root canal time consuming?

Earlier it used to take many visits for the completion of the root canal and this caused disturbance in the schedules of the patients and it was a hard task for them. With recent advances, root canals are completed in single sitting unless there is lot of infection or case is very complicated.
Also the cost for extraction is followed by its next procedure like removable denture or implant, which costs more than a root canal procedure.

Is Pain the only symptom for Root Canal?

Pain occurs only when the infection is acute. In chronic cases, pain doesn’t happen. Your tooth may be infected and yet asymptomatic. Pain is not an indicator of infection always.

Is Extraction better?

People believe that getting the tooth removed completely would be better than having root canal done. But maintaining the natural tooth should always be the first goal.
Also the cost for extraction is followed by its next procedure like removable denture or implant, which costs more than a root canal procedure.

Can Root canal be done in pregnant women?

There are suitable anesthetics available for pregnant women and the x-ray required during the root canal treatment is small and focused only in the mouth region, so does not affect the abdominal region. So there is no restriction for pregnant women and they can have the root canal done, but prior to the treatment, the dentist should be kept aware about the fact that the patient is pregnant.
Our efficient and trained team at Meraki Dental Studio ensures you experience a comfortable and painless treatment. You can book an appointment or call at our front desk inquiry to know more about what you will experience during your Root Canal Treatment at Meraki dental Studio; the best dental clinic in Delhi offering the most advanced Root Canal Treatment in Delhi.

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Dr. Harleen helped me with my tooth that was hurting me since 6 months now. I really thank her for the painless and quick treatment. After being treated by Dr. Harleen, I can say that I am no more scared of visiting "Dentists". The staff was very helpful as well and the clinic is very hygienic and well maintained. Thank you Meraki Dental Studio for relieving me of my problem.

Tejeesh Nippun Singh

Believing in the dictum that no news is good news, I have never ever visited a dentist in my 43 years of existence, till the time I met Dr Harleen - mainly for fear that a dentist might give me some bad news which I didn't want to hear. I think what clinched the deal in her favour - and compelled me to break my informal vow to not see a dentist - was her professional knowledge about her chosen field. It certainly adds to her advantage that she can empathise with a patient's apprehensions regarding a visit to a dentist, which makes her work doubly hard to ensure that each patient, including children, who come to her, have a happy, painless experience. She also makes an effort to keep herself updated about the latest developments & practices in dentistry, which inspires confidence in not just the patient who's visiting, but also to refer her as a dentist of choice to one's friends and family. Add to that her generally sunny disposition & warmth and one can safely say that Dr Harleen is one dentist whom you look forward to visit. One wishes her greater success in her profession.

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Who doesn't love painless treatments especially when it comes to visiting a dentist. I am sure everyone has this fear of going to a dentist but not anymore. I am happily satisfied to share my case with Dr. Harleen, a very knowledgeable and warming dentist indeed. She explains and suggest treatments so nicely that the patient would want to trust her blindly. She believes in providing the patient with a complete oral health which not only prevents a person from future oral risks but also providing them with an aesthetically beautiful smile. The assistant and front desk people are also very caring and professional. So if you want to pamper your smile then this is the place. I have found my lifetime dentist for sure and recommend everyone out there to visit Meraki Dental Studio. Kudos to you and your team.

Somnath Majumdar

I would like to place on record an appreciation for Dr. Harleen Kalsi of Meraki Dental Studio, South Extension. My twelve-year-old son – Royen – required braces to correct the teeth alignment. He has always been apprehensive about the procedure. On his first visit itself, Dr. Harleen made him completely settled with the procedure and made him willing to take it on. The eventual teeth extractions were painless for him and say that he didn’t even realize when the tooth came off. The following sittings to put the braces and thereafter, were extremely comfortable and relaxing for Royen. He has been well taken care off. The team demonstrated the true spirit of ‘Meraki’ when Royen had visited them alone. They took extra care of him and went out of the way to arrange for his transport back home. They do put in a lot of heart & soul in their noble profession. I am glad that Dr. Harleen Kalsi, of Meraki Dental Studio is there to take care of my family’s oral wellbeing. All the best.

Mr. Rohit Bhatla

Meeting youngsters, such high tech advanced doctors loaded with advanced technology makes a lot of difference. It's an eye opener. Getting yourself treated at Meraki is an experience in itself.

Renu Kaushal

Dr. Harleen makes going to a dentist such a happy affair. Her calm demeanor, her professional expertise and her advise take away all the fears one associates with a dentist visit. Thank you Dr. Harleen. May you thrive and cherish, so our smiles, we may cherish.

Vivek Modi

Had an awesome experience. The way Dr. Gandhi handled my children and soft gloved them into the cavity treatment, is noteworthy.

Juhi Manchanda

I would highly recommend Meraki to everyone. The treatment went very smooth... hygiene was looked after well. Great job done.