Important update on COVID-19 and our service

IMPORTANT UPDATE!!

Dentistry is classed as an essential service and will remain open during the latest "Tier 4" lockdown.

Following Government guidelines Dane Bank House Dental Practice is working hard to carry out more routine appointments following the Covid-19 shutdown. 

We are always available If you have a dental emergency. 

Please call reception who will assess, advise and treat if necessary.   A list of high risk patients can be seen in the news section.  If you have any questions please contact us through the website or you can email us on reception@danebankhouse.co.uk

Please attend all your dental appointments and please cancel any appointments that can't be kept with as much notice as possible.  

We wish good health to you and your loved ones.

Thankyou

 

Call today 01270 665774305 Nantwich Road, Crewe Cheshire CW2 6PE

Root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is needed when the blood or nerve supply of the tooth is infected through decay or injury.  The aim of root canal treatment is to remove all infection from the root canal. 

Root canal treatment is a very skilled and time-consuming procedure.

During treatment a protective sheet called a rubber dam is placed over the tooth to keep the tooth dry and free from saliva.  Then each root canal is thoroughly cleaned using special files and washed with a cleansing solution.  In many cases the dentist may use the latest in endodontic equipment; our "Wave One" machine, which uses a rotary instrument to clean and shape the canals quickly and efficiently.  In many cases this equipment will allow the dentist to fill the root canal at the same visit.

Sometimes the canal is then sealed with a temporary dressing.  At a further appointment the dressing is removed and the canal(s) checked to make sure that all the infection has been removed. Finally the canals are obturated (filled) with a special rubber material called Gutta Percha and a sealing compound.  An "Apex Locator" and X-Rays are used during each stage of the treatment to ensure the accuracy of the cleaning and the sealing of the canals.

The tooth is then restored using minimal intervention principles or a crown if the tooth is very damaged.