Root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat an infection at the centre of a tooth.
Root canal treatment is not painful and can save a tooth that might otherwise have to be removed completely.
Why might I need root canal treatment?
If your tooth is damaged, bacteria can get inside it and cause an infection. The infection can then spread into the pulp inside the root canal.
If an infection is not treated, it can spread further and cause an abscess, which is a collection of pus. This can be painful, tender and can cause swelling around...