Single sitting root canal treatment is nothing but all the steps of root canal treatment completed in a single visit. Single sitting Root Canal Treatment is a highly advanced dental procedure that requires various latest equipment and an Endodontist (Root canal specialist) for predictable resultsIt is important to understand that during root canal treatment multiple appointments are given so the medicine applied by the dentist inside the roots can clear the infection and make the tooth painless. This is usually accomplished in 2-3 visits over 7-10 days. But in single visit root canal dentist performs all the steps sequentially in the same visit and it is possible only if the tooth is not heavily infected.

There is no technology or an expertise that if possessed by some dentist can make single visit root canal possible in all the cases.

Ideal cases for single sitting root canal treatment

  • Before placing crown or veneer for cosmetic purpose
  • Tooth having sensitivity but no or minimal pain.
  • No evidence of pus collection in X ray.
  • Tooth is not severely damaged from outside.
  • Tooth has not undergone root canal in the past.
  • No pus drainage from the tooth.
  • No swelling or extreme pain associated with the tooth

What is the time required for a single sitting (RCT) root canal?

It is a misconception that single sitting root canal requires a lot of time. With advanced armamentarium like; rotary endodontics, microscope, 3D thermoplastisized obturation, advanced irrigation techniques and digital apex locator, a single sitting root canal from start to finish may take 30 – 60 minutes.

Is single sitting root canal more painful?

Previously it was considered to be a painful procedure. But with changes in concepts and technology it is now considered as a routine and painless procedure, even if pain occurs it is minimal and can be controlled by simple pain killers. Sometimes relieving the treated tooth from occlusion is helpful and pain settles in 3-4 days.

So what is the final verdict single sitting or multiple visit?

Root canal treatment is confined to tooth structure only and it involves removal of infection and irritants from canals by mechanical and chemical means. Any infection lying outside i.e. in periapical space heals by itself. So neither single sitting nor multiple visits root canal causes healing it help in healing and healing depends on body’s response to infection.

Why Divine Dental for single sitting root canal treatment?

Dr. Neha Saini is a highly skilled root canal specialist in Delhi and aptly equipped with technology and expertise for carrying out single sitting root canal. The entire procedure from start to finish is accomplished systematically. Divine  Dental is equipped with every technology that is required for a modern root canal treatment.

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