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You can trust Coolamon Dental Centre for top-quality root canal treatment, as we prioritise your oral health and comfort throughout the entire process.

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What Is the Purpose of a Root Canal Treatment?

A root canal treatment is done to save a severely damaged or infected tooth and prevent the need for extraction.

When the soft tissue inside the tooth, known as the pulp, becomes infected or inflamed due to deep decay, cracks, or trauma, it can cause severe pain and discomfort.

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What Causes the Pulp to be Inflamed?

The pulp inside the tooth becomes inflamed due to bacterial infection. When a tooth is affected by deep decay, cracks, chips, or trauma, it can create pathways for bacteria to enter the pulp chamber. Once bacteria enter the pulp, it can lead to an infection, causing the pulp to become inflamed.

The inflammation is the body’s natural response to the infection, and it can lead to various symptoms such as pain, sensitivity, swelling, and even abscess formation.

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Expert Root Canal Treatment at Coolamon Dental Centre

Our dental team is dedicated to providing exceptional root canal treatment, backed by years of expertise and skill. With state-of-the-art equipment, our skilled dentists approach the procedure with precision and care, ensuring optimal results.

At Coolamon Dental Centre, we believe in patient education, and our team takes the time to thoroughly explain the tooth condition and the root canal process, leaving you fully informed and at ease before treatment.

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What to Expect at a Root Canal Treatment

This comprehensive list outlines the step-by-step process, shedding light on what happens during the treatment, so you can feel informed and confident about your dental care journey.

Examination and X-rays

Our dentist will carefully examine your tooth and may take X-rays to assess the condition of the root canals and surrounding structures.

Local Anaesthesia

To ensure a pain-free experience, the affected area will be numbed with local anaesthesia before the procedure begins.

Access to Pulp

A small opening is made in the tooth’s surface to access the infected or damaged pulp inside the pulp chamber and root canals.

Pulp Removal

Using specialised instruments, the infected pulp is gently removed from the tooth’s interior.

Cleaning and Shaping

The root canals are meticulously cleaned and shaped to prepare them for filling.

Filling the Root Canals

Biocompatible material called gutta-percha is used to fill the cleaned root canals, sealing them off from further infection. In some cases, a temporary filling may be placed to protect the tooth until a permanent restoration is placed.

Final Restoration

After the root canal procedure, a dental crown or filling is often placed to restore the tooth’s strength and appearance.

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Are There Alternatives to Root Canal Treatment?

Indeed, there are alternatives to root canal treatment, tailored to individual dental conditions. In cases where a tooth is severely damaged or infected beyond repair, tooth extraction is a viable option, with replacement options such as dental implants, bridges, or dentures available.

For children with deep decay affecting the tooth’s crown, a pulpotomy, which removes the infected pulp from the crown portion while preserving the pulp in the root canal, may be recommended.

The decision between root canal treatment and alternative approaches relies on the unique circumstances of each patient. We encourage you to consult with our experienced team at Coolamon Dental Centre to assess your dental health and determine the most appropriate course of action for optimal oral well-being.

What our patients say

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My whole experience was amazing! The reception staff was friendly and very helpful, they made me feel at ease! Dr Aaron was an amazing dentist who is professional and I felt safe and relaxed while he sorted out my problem! They are caring people who is professional and I would highly recommend this dentist! Keep up the good work! I will see yous soon!

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Everyone working at Coolamon Dental are so helpful & friendly. Dr. Gen is so patient with me knowing I am terrified of going to the dentist. The ladies in reception put you at ease as soon as you come in the door. They are so friendly & have a laugh with you which helps when you are so nervous. The dentist explains everything that's going to be done so there are no surprises. The rooms are absolutely spotless. I now don't mind going to this dentist. Can highly recommend Coolamon Dental.

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Been three times, three different dentists…all brilliant and caring. The reception team are friendly too. Highly recommend. I’ve always found it difficult to find a caring dentist but each time here I am not disappointed. Keep up the great approach it’s highly appreciated.

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Shaun and Jenny were fantastic.
I came in for a toothache and they were able to fit me in. I'm a nervous patient and Shaun did an amazing job of calming my nerves and explaining the issue and options and then sorted the problem with minimal discomfort.

I'll be back for regular checkups!

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The staff here are all very friendly and helpful. The dentist was gentle and thoughtful. As I'm in a wheelchair he and his nurse were also very helpful. I recommend this practice and will go to them in the future.

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Absolutely the best dental practice I have ever used in the last 20 years. Wonderful and friendly reception staff, especially Serena, who is the model that all reception staff, everywhere, should aspire to. Very skilled dentists who dish out sensible and affordable solutions to dental issues.

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I’m a very anxious patient but my experience today was amazing. I was made very comfortable and Dr Aron was so gentle and friendly. I will be recommending Coolamon Dental Centre to everyone. Very happy customer here.

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Where to find us

Coolamon Dental Centre 

56A Mornington Pkwy,
Ellenbrook WA 6069

Tel: (08) 9296 9970

Booking:

You can book an appointment with us online or call us at 9296 9970. Please note your dental appointment is considered confirmed at the time of booking. We have reserved the time with our dentists, dental assistants and hygienists, especially for you. We will contact you prior to your scheduled appointment with a courtesy reminder but ultimately it is your responsibility to ensure that you arrive on time for your appointment. We know that life can get in the way and if you need to reschedule, please give us at least one business day’s notice and we will be happy to find a time that better suits you.

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What is Endodontics Treatment in Perth?

Endodontics Perth is a branch of dentistry that deals with diagnosing and treating problems related to tooth pulp. The tooth pulp is the tooth’s innermost layer that contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue, making teeth vital. When the pulp becomes damaged or infected, it can cause severe pain and/or tooth loss. Endodontists are specially trained to diagnose and treat these problems.

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