Single Sitting Root canal treatment

Nothing beats having a healthy set of teeth.

Over time, the bacteria present in your mouth start causing infection in the inner portions of your tooth (also known as the pulp) and can lead to pain.

If you’re facing persisting toothache that does not go away, you might need a root canal treatment. If you are in need of root canal treatment in Agra, visit our dental experts.

A root canal treatment, also known as endodontic therapy, is a safe and effective solution that helps eliminate the infection in your tooth root, relieve pain, and save your natural teeth.

At the Tooth & Gum Dental Clinic, the root canal procedure involves removing the deep-seated infection from your tooth root, cleaning and disinfecting the canals, and sealing the space with a filling. While getting your root canal treated sounds painful and frightening, the treatment at our clinic is virtually painless

We use our expertise in root canal treatments to provide you with a first-class and painless experience, making sure that you feel comfortable and cared for at every step of the way.

Nowadays everyone is very familiar with the word Root canal treatment which is also called RCT. When someone heard that they required a Root canal treatment the first thought that will come to mind is multiple long sitting appointments with lots of pain but with continued research and newer technology multiple visits to endodontics shift to a single sitting root canal.

Single-visit endodontics has gained acceptance due to short appointments and success rates.

Single Sitting Root Canal, Agra – the procedure's success depends on proper cleaning and shaping of a root canal, disinfection, and three-dimensional filling of the canal system. Not all cases are suitable for single-sitting root canal, according to the Indian academy of endodontics.

The criteria for single-sitting RCT are

  • 1. Patient acceptance
  • 2. Sufficient time to complete the whole procedure in a single sitting
  • 3. Absence of any acute symptoms like pus drainage or any persistent flow of exudates or blood from the root canal
  • 4. Absence of anatomical obstacles like pulp stone or calcification in canals
  • 5. Procedural difficulties like ledge formation, blockage, or inadequate cleaning of the canal

Procedure for single-sitting RCT:

-removing large numbers of microorganisms during cleaning and shaping and remaining bacteria entombed by root canal obturation by which they miss all essential elements to survive.

Advantages of single-sitting RCT:

  • 1. Reduced patient appointment
  • 2. Risk of inter-appointment contamination and flare-up chances.
  • 3. Reduced patient and operator fatigue
  • 4. Helpful in patients who required full mouth rehabilitation
  • 5. Physically disabled patients who cannot come to the dental clinic frequently
  • 6. Patients who require sedation during treatment

Contraindication of single-sitting RCT:

  • 1. Teeth with severe pain and pus discharge from the sinus
  • 2. Anatomic anomalies of teeth
  • 3. Acute periapical abscess
  • 4. Teeth that required re-RCT
  • 5. Patients with TMJ disorder who cannot open their mouths for a long time.