What are the indications for RCT?
RCT or Root Canal Treatment is advised under the following conditions.
• Tooth (Pulp) infection due to decay. Pulp refers to the innermost part of the tooth which contains nerves and blood vessels.
• Injury to the tooth leading to pulpal death.
• Infected gums and bone as in periodontitis, can infect the pulp structure of teeth.
• For aesthetic/cosmetic dental treatments, to correct the alignment of protruded or twisted teeth, intentional Root canal treatment is done.