Root Canal Treatment is one of the effective and the painless dental treatments in modern times. It helps get rid of many dental problems at one go. Though, this treatment is the most effective one, people still have many misconceptions regarding it. To clear all those myths and know what actually it is, go through this presentation.
treatment and if patients experience any pain during
this treatment. However, it’s important to know in
detail about every little thing if you are going to take
any particular treatment. And, if still left with some
concerns, it’s a wise idea to seek a second opinion.
Myth #1 - Root Canal Treatment is Painful.
Truth - The RCT does not cause any pain, in fact, it
helps get rid of it.
Decades ago people started thinking that root canal treatment
is painful, but since the evolution of modern technology it has
turned into a myth. With the use of anesthetics and modern
machinery, it is no more a painful treatment. In a survey, people
who gone through this treatment said, “Root canal treatment is
six times painless then the earlier treatment”
Myth #2 - Root canal treatment causes illness.
Truth - So far there is no valid evidence which says that
root canal caused any additional illness in the body.
Poor searches on the internet may come up with the results
that the patients receiving root canal treatment go through
other body illness, but till date there is no evidence of this
statement. There’s no scientific statement which declares
that having a RCT leads to other linking health issues or so.
Myth #3 - A good alternative to root canal
treatment is extraction
Truth - The best option is to save your natural teeth,
then its extraction.
Nothing can replace your natural teeth. In case, you replace it
with an artificial one, there are chances that you will be denied to
eat certain food, which is not a healthy choice. So, the truth is to
try keeping the natural teeth than its extraction. And, if doctor
strictly pursues you for its extraction, ask for the root canal