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Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment)

Q: What is the cost of a root canal treatment?
A: Root canal treatment cost as follows:

  • Front tooth :1 canal: $600
  • Premolar: 2 canal $650 Molar: $700 - $800
  • Retreat cases: $100 - $200
  • Long-term medication: 1-3 months: $100 - $150

(see also Ministry of Health’s average cost for institutions:Anterior tooth, Pre-molar tooth, Molar tooth

Q: What is a root canal treatment?
A: Root canal treatment is to clean a decayed pulp.

Q: What are the causes of a root canal sensitivity?
A: It usually happen when the nerve is exposed and causes your tooth to be very sensitive to hot and cold. Usually you will feel a sharp pain and it will goes off quickly.

Q: How many visits do I need?
A: It will take 2 to 3 visits.

Q: What is the duration per visit?
A: It takes approximately 2 hour per visit.

Q: What is the procedure like?
A: First visit is the remove the decayed pulp and second visit is to insert a rubber pulp.

Q: Is it advisable to do crowning after root canal treatment?
A: It will be better due to tooth that had no nerve will be prone to breakable.