The cost of root canal treatment – How important is this question?

Here’s why you may want to shift your focus from the ‘Cost of root canal treatment’ to the ‘Quality’ of treatment.

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For many of us, when a root canal treatment is advised, a terror of unbearable pain occurs in our minds.

For some reason, about 80-90% of the patients associate pain with root canal treatment. 

And most of them end up avoiding the treatment for as long as it takes.


But first, it is crucial to understand why you need a root canal treatment.

When the soft tissues inside the root of the tooth get infected or when it is inflamed, it usually starts to pain.

In most cases, such a situation leads to a root canal treatment.

There could be many answers to control the pain. However, all of them are usually temporary resolution.

Root canal treatment is the only remedy for the pain to permanently subside in such cases.

Some of the most common symptoms of such an infection can be:-

Pain
swelling

Sensitivity

Difficulty in chewing

But first, it is crucial to understand why you need a root canal treatment.

When the soft tissues inside the root of the tooth get infected or when it is inflamed, it usually starts to pain.

In most cases, such a situation leads to a root canal treatment.

There could be many answers to control the pain. However, all of them are usually temporary resolutions.

Root canal treatment is the only remedy for the pain to subside in such cases permanently.

Some of the most common symptoms of such an infection are:

  • A visible decayed tooth
  • Extreme pain in the tooth
  • Extreme sensitivity to hot and cold while eating or drinking
  • Possible trauma to the tooth – fracture or chipped tooth
  • The same tooth is undergoing multiple treatments – like filling a cavity, re-filling the cavity & thereon.

There can be many reasons for advising root canal treatment.

Whatever the reason, one common denominator among all root canal treatments is that it can save your natural tooth.

Treatment of the pain is just one part of it. Saving your tooth with the root canal treatment is another benefit you get when you undergo this treatment.

A root canal treatment is always a wise choice when you want to take care of your tooth pain and also intend to save your natural tooth for lifelong.

Then the cost of root canal treatment becomes secondary compared to quality treatment.

Hence, now you can understand the importance of this treatment. So the quality of the treatment becomes much more important than the cost of root canal treatment.

However, the cost of root canal treatment depends on many factors.

1) Location of the tooth involved

The cost may be lesser for a front tooth affected than the back tooth or a molar.

2) The complexity of the root canal system of a tooth

After determining the root canal system

3) No. of sittings required to accomplish the treatment

4) The extent of the decay of a tooth

5) Retreatment of previously done root canals

6) The kind of technology, technique and materials used by the Endodontist

7) The experience and expertise of the Endodontist

Hence, You need to focus on finding the right dentist/endodontist and finding the best treatment and aftercare for the root canal treatment, rather than worrying about the cost of root canal treatment.

It is your tooth, and you want it for the rest of your life, so it is safe to say that you would like to get the best.


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