Root canal treatment is needed when the nerve, vein and blood vessel inside the tooth has been damaged due to decay, crack or trauma and it is diseased. It’s done to save and prolong the life of the tooth by removing the nerve and disinfecting the canals inside the tooth.
If the anatomy of the roots is complex, your dentist will have to refer you to the Endodontist.
Unfortunately the other option will be removing the tooth.
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