Single Sitting Root Canal
- When there is an acute infection with no pus accumalation in & around the tooth, Root canal treatment can be completed in a single sitting.
- The biggest diagnostic aid in this case is an X-ray.
- Which shows presence or absence of pus accumalation in the form of a Periapical Radioluency.
X Ray shows Periapical Radioluency.The Procedure :-
- First step is to open the pulp chamber to allow access to the canals.
- Once open, with help of special instruments known as files the infected nerves is removed.
- The canals are flushed with antiseptic solution.
- The root canals are further cleaned & reshaped to free them of all debris.
- Once the canals are empty dry & clean, they are filled and sealed with biocompatible material known as Gutta Purcha Points / G.P. Points
- The cavity is then filled with temporarily filling material which is then replaced with a permanent filling material like composite filling.
- A root canal treated tooth should be ideally capped after 15-20 days.