If the pulp inside your tooth has become damaged or infected, a root canal treatment can help. Your dentist will first examine the tooth, clean out the infected pulp from the canals and the tooth chamber, and then fill the space with a special substance.
Why is it worth treating even a badly damaged tooth?
It’s worth treating all your teeth, even those that are badly damaged. If the root canal treatment process is successful, there’s a good chance that the tooth will remain in your mouth over the long term.