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Root Canal in George Town

The Ultimate Guide to Root Canal in George Town

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George Town is Malaysia’s popular town in Penang, famed for its Colonial architecture, Fort and the place where the British first landed.

What is a root canal treatment?

Root canal treatment is a procedure that repairs and saves decayed or infected teeth. Teeth can wear down due to biting and chewing. When the teeth become infected or damaged, a root canal treatment is recommended.

Some people are afraid to undergo this procedure. Don’t be scared. Your dentist will help you overcome your fear and make you comfortable during the procedure. You will be given local anesthesia, and apart from the fact it takes longer than a filling, you really shouldn’t feel any worse after it than if you’d had a filling.

How will I know if I need a root canal treatment?

Signs you may need a root canal treatment include:

  • Swelling and tenderness in the gums and nearby area.
  • Severe toothache especially when chewing
  • Prolonged sensitivity to hot and cold temperature
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Persistent pimple in the gums

What is the process involved in root canal treatment?

Root canal treatment usually requires one or more trips to the clinic. During the consultation and examination, your dentist will take an x-ray to look at the shape of the root canal and check if there’s an infection. A local anesthesia will be administered to numb the area. The dentist will place a rubber dam to keep the area clean. After drilling an access hole, the pulp including the bacteria and debris will be removed from the area and temporary filling material put in place after the area has been thoroughly cleaned. You will go back to the dentist after several days who will replace the temporary filling with a permanent one if there is no sign of infection. Sometimes you may need a crown to protect and strengthen the tooth if lots of decay has been removed.

How much is the cost of root canal treatment in George Town?

The cost of root canal treatment depends on the severity of the problem and the type or material used, and other factors. Root canal treatment in George Town is approximately USD $174.08 (CAD $224.05; AUD $228.55; NZD $239.75; UK £133.10).

Why should I get root canal treatment in George Town?

Clinics offering root canal treatment is George Town are screened by Dental Departures. We perform quality checks that include on site visits, verification of dentist qualifications and professional memberships, as well as gather of online testimonials and real patient reviews. The clinics are equipped with modern technology to deliver superior dental services.

The dentists completed their studies and training from well-known institutions in Malaysia and abroad. As members of organizations like the Malaysian Dental Council and Malaysian Dental Association (MDA), the dentists comply with the standards set by the industry. The clinics offer dental tourism and assist patients from abroad with their treatment and travel-related activities as well as conforming to international hygiene and safety standards, as per the International Standards Organization.

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be dental advice or instructions for dental diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your dentist or a qualified dental professional before starting or changing dental treatment.

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