Root Canal



Nothing looks, feels or functions like your natural tooth. Regular brushing and flossing, along with six-month check-ups from your dentist, can help you keep your teeth for a lifetime.

Sometimes your teeth may have infection or disease and will need additional care. When possible, you should always consider treatments to save your teeth. 

You may think, why not have a tooth pulled or removed, especially if no one can see it, but you will know your tooth is missing and it will negatively impact your quality of life.

Don’t get a tooth pulled or removed because you think its easier or more cost-effective. Missing teeth can cause other teeth to shift, affect your ability to properly chew and ruin your smile. Tooth extraction often is more discomforting than the infection itself, and replacing an extracted tooth with an artificial one requires additional dental visits that can quickly add up.

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Modern root canal treatment offers advancements in technologies, procedures and materials, giving you many treatment options to save your natural teeth. 

It’s always best to retain your natural teeth whenever possible and endodontic treatment should be your first choice for the best health and cosmetic results. 

Endodontists are specialists in saving teeth. They can evaluate your condition and provide the best treatment plan to help you save your teeth for a lifetime.

Here are some tips for saving your teeth:

  • When given a choice between tooth extraction and root canal treatment, always opt for a root canal. No denture, bridge or implant will look, feel and function as well as a natural tooth.
  • Act immediately when you experience symptoms of swelling or pain. Most endodontists can accommodate emergency cases, even on weekends, ensuring you’ll be seen quickly.
  • If your dentist recommends tooth extraction, ask whether the root canal is an option. 
  • Root canals treatment from an endodontist under a microscope & rubber dam it is virtually painless and often leaves you with less discomfort during recovery than if you have your natural tooth extracted.
  • When you undergo a root canal or other endodontic treatment, the inflamed or infected part is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed. Afterward, the tooth is restored with a strengthened filling for protection and will continue to function like any other tooth.
  • Endodontic treatment helps you maintain your natural smile, continue eating the foods you love and limits the need for ongoing dental work. With proper care, most teeth that have had root canal treatment can last a lifetime.

We, at Smilestone Dental Care are proud to have the First Zumax Dental Operating Microscope in our setup in West Bengal, giving you a painless & precise treatment. 

All Root canals are conducted under a microscope, rubber dam with the latest gadgets to ensure a faster process requiring less appointments. 

All Root Canals are conducted as per American Association of Endodontics Standards. 

So What is a Microscope?

 Microscope helps us see bigger and better. So we are able to treat perfectly and faster, meaning less appointments for you. To know more about Microscope

What is a rubber Dam

A rubber dam is a special sheet made of latex which protects your mouth during Root Canals & Fillings. With it only the tooth to be treated stays out, the rest is protected with the sheet. This ensures that no medicine accidentally goes in your mouth during treatment and it is doubly protected from germs in the air if any.

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With advent of modern technology like the Microscope which enables your dentist to work very precisely without unnecessary tooth cutting, Crown is not required after each & every RCT

A tooth coloured filling is built on top of your tooth after RCT which can be made in the mouth directly saving treatment time, appointments & your healthy tooth structure leading to better longevity of the your tooth