Root Canal Therapy for Kids and Younger Adults

Root Canal Therapy for Kids and Younger Adults

Endodontics or root canal treatment is important for adults, but it is equally as important for kids and younger adults when it is warranted. Because kids and young adults are particularly susceptible to gum disease or periodontal disease, and the resulting tooth decay, root canal therapy becomes an important solution. Indeed, a root canal when necessary can greatly improve the overall dental health and wellness of children at just about any age. That said the first step in enjoying good dental health is to prevent periodontal disease from ever happening in the first place. 

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Root Canal Treatment is Virtually Painless 

This involves teaching your children at a very early age how to properly brush and floss. When routine home dental care practices are maintained to the highest standard and regular dental visits are scheduled, the chances of periodontal or gum disease ever occurring are greatly reduced. When root canal treatment is required, it is important to note that children should not be alarmed, concerned or fearful. This is simply due to the fact that in modern dentistry, root canal treatment is virtually painless.  When children are educated with regard to proper dental care and oral hygiene, they are far more likely to avoid the necessity for root canal treatment.  

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Root Canal Therapy Does Not Result in Pain but Rather Treats Pain 

Most importantly, it is key to talk with children about root canal therapy and what it involves. There are many myths floating around that suggest a root canal is an extremely painful event. This is simply not true and must be dispelled early on so that children are not scared of a dental visit of this nature. As a matter of fact, it is a standard understanding that root canal therapy does not result in pain but rather treats pain. With so much to offer it is clear to see why root canal for kids and young adults has become an important part of overall dental health and wellness. Talk with your Stockton dentist, Sajjad Rizvi, DDS at Happy Kids Dental today for more information. 

References:
[1] Root Canal Is Virtually Painless
[2] The Truth About Root Canal Therapy

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