What do dentists do during a root canal treatment?

Remove the nerve. Root canal treatment is performed when the nerve tissue (pulp) of the tooth becomes infected or exposed. The infected or exposed nerve tissue in the inside of the tooth is removed with small files that go down in the canals of the root(s). The now empty space is filled with material to seal the end of the root from the inside of the tooth.
ROOT CANAL. Dentist try to destroy the nerve supply of the tooth so that there will be no more pain and you call that ' dead tooth".

Related Questions

My dentist said that during my root canal treatment, I had a lot of little treasures. What does this mean?

Ask your dentist. I have never heard that term used to describe any dental procedure. Read more...
Pulp Stones. I would bet the doctor was talking about pulp stones. They are very common and are found in the nerve spaces of a tooth. Just another way the body tries to protect an injured area. Although many nerves have pulp stones without any damage to a tooth. Once again, not to worry. The sometimes make it a little challanging when doing a root canal would be the worst. Read more...

I am undergoing a root canal treatment and my dentist prescribed a painkiller, imol. Is it necessary for me to take it even I don't feel any pain?

Not really. Pain killers after root canals are prescribed as a precaution in case the patients experience pain or discomfort. If the root canal was not infected and the dentist follows proper disinfecting and shaping procedures, there should be no pain. You should be ok. Read more...
Of course not. If you don't have pain, there is no reason to take any pain medication. Read more...
Precautionary. I am sure your dentist was very concerned about the possibility of you being in pain. Yo should be happy he was concerned, but fi there is no pain there is no need for the pain medicine. Read more...
No. If you are having no pain, there is no need to take pain medication. I often prescribe such medications after a patient has a root canal as a precaution. I say that i would rather they have it and not need it than need it and not have it. Read more...

I am undergoing a root canal treatment and my dentist prescribed the painkiller imol. Is it necessary for me to take it even if I don't feel any pain?

Pain. I don't know what imol. Is but it is not necessary for you to take a painkiller if you do not have any pain. Read more...
No, Not necessary. I just answered this, but since you are on line, i don't see a need for you to take the pain killer if you are not having pain, but please keep in touch with your dentist in case it starts hurting again. Hope you stay well. Read more...
No. But make sureit was a pain killer. Usually antibioticis given as well. Read more...

My dentist says I need root canal therapy and I don't feel any pain! Should I consult another dentist?

Maybe. If you have any doubt that your dentist is right or not, a second opinion is wise. I will say, though, that not all teeth that need root canal are painful. Some simply show on an x-ray that the nerve died and abcessed! Read more...
Pain not necessary. You may need root canal therapy without having any pain. High blood pressure and diabetes have no associated pain, but do you wait for a stroke or heart attack to seek care? If you really do not feel your current dentist is correct, then seek another opinion. But most likely he is right. Read more...
Specialist. See an endodontist. They specialize in root canal treatment, and would be best at evaluating your situation. Worst case scenario your need is confirmed and you are in the best hands possible. Read more...
Not necessarily. Were there any other things your dentist could show you. For instance, was there an x-ray with a visible abcess? Was there visual decay all the way to the nerve on that same x-ray? If there was nothing concrete they could show you, then yes consult with an endodontist. Read more...

I did root canal therapy 5 days ago and it has dreesing of the wound for 2/5 days and dentist full filled it yesterday, I have pain, is it natural?

Pain. A dull ache is normal especially if the tooth is still touching other teeth when you bite down. Should last for 2-5 days and get better daily especially with the taking of ibuprofen 3x/day. If it gets worse or no better then I would advise that you see your dentist/endodontist to have it checked. Read more...

Why a patient with hypothyroidism undergoing root canal treatment, faints during the treatment?

Pain. Regardless of thyroid function (hypo, hyper or euthyroidism), pain for any reason can cause someone to faint, most likely due to a vasovagal response whereby the heart beats too slowly while the blood pressure drops. Read more...
Low blood pressure. Fainting essentially occurs when the brain isn't getting enough blood. People who have an under active thyroid that is not being treated tend to have lower heart rates. The fainting in this case li most likely due to a combination of the hypothyroidism along with laying in a dental chair for an extended period of time along with possibly low blood sugar. Read more...
Fainting. Fainting is not related to hypothyroidism fainting can be related to nervous stress leading up to the dental visit. Read more...