General dentistry is about maintaining the oral health of the mouth, to make sure that the teeth are functioning in the correct way. If you are looking for a dentist in Richmond, then Sheen Dental will have all the treatments available to ensure your teeth are in peak condition. We also provide check-ups and consultations and urge you to come in as frequently as possible, to ensure that you maintain a high standard of dental health.
Emergency Dental Care
Emergency dentistry is an important part of any dental practice, as often the onset of pain or discomfort can be sudden and need immediate treatment. Most dental practices will have a separate number that can be called, in order to put you on a special waiting list, to be seen the same day that you call. We will assess you for the problem, and if we cannot solve the problem that same day, then we will be able to relieve you of any pain you might be experiencing, or in the case of a lost tooth, then a sufficient replacement.
We understand that it can be a stressful situation, and something like losing a tooth is extremely time sensitive. We want to ensure that we see you as quickly as possible and that you feel as comfortable as possible while undergoing treatment.
Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment, also known as endodontics, is the practice of removing the pulp of the tooth in order to save it. Sometimes, a cavity can reach the root of the tooth, and therefore infect it. This is an extremely critical situation, as the tooth is at risk of dying, and there is often extreme discomfort and pain. Abscesses can also occur with the presence of an infected root and result in further pain with other teeth.
Root canal treatment works to remove the pulp and all infection, and fill the tooth, sealing it off with a crown. The tooth will be temporarily filled and checked later, if any infection or pulp remains, then the treatment has not been successful. If you are checked and found to be infection free, then the tooth can be permanently filled. If you are looking for a dentist in Richmond for root canal treatment, then do not hesitate to get in contact with us.
A tooth will need to be extracted for many reasons. If root canal treatment has been unsuccessful, or is not available, then extraction may be the only option for the tooth as the tooth will be lost and the infection could spread to other areas of the mouth.
One common instance of necessary extractions is an impacted wisdom tooth. This is one of the most common forms of dental problems. Wisdom teeth erupting under or against other teeth can be an issue and be extremely painful. If the tooth cannot be corrected, then extraction is the most viable option. If you are experiencing pain with your wisdom teeth, and need a dentist in Richmond, then do not hesitate to contact us.