ROOT CANAL TREATMENT






Justin Tebbenkamp, DDS

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT


Every tooth consists of three different layers. The outermost and hardest layer is enamel, and the second layer is dentin. The third is pulp, which is the cavernous space where the live tissue and nerve of each tooth is located.

If for any reason the pulp space is exposed to the outside, the tissue becomes contaminated and eventually infected. The exposure of pulp happens in many circumstances, such as when you have a large cavity or a fractured tooth. Your dentist can explain the exact reason for damage to this tissue. In these cases, the treatment is usually root canal treatment.

Root canal treatment is the process of going inside the pulp space and removing the infected, dead tissue. The space is then disinfected and sealed with special materials. Nowadays, root canal treatments are performed with advanced techniques and materials, making them far more comfortable and faster. After root canal treatment is complete, your restorative dentist will usually place a crown on your tooth to safeguard against fracture.

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JUSTIN TEBBENKAMP, DDS



Dr. Tebbenkamp is a highly-experienced dentist in Blacksburg, VA. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry, one of the best in the country. He’s been a dentist for years and has completed several post -graduate courses in different fields of dentistry since receiving his dental degree.
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