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As we age, our teeth undergo various changes that can impact their health and longevity. Age-related tooth changes, such as tooth decay, gum disease, and dental infections, can significantly affect oral health. Root canal treatment is a valuable dental procedure that can address these issues and help preserve natural teeth. Let’s explore how root canal treatment can assist with age-related tooth changes and promote oral well-being.

How Root Canal Treatment Can Help with Age-Related Tooth ChangesUnderstanding Age-Related Tooth Changes

Age-related tooth changes are common and can include:

  1. Tooth Decay: As we age, the protective enamel on our teeth may wear down, making them more susceptible to tooth decay. Decay can lead to cavities, which, if left untreated, can progress to the inner pulp of the tooth.
  2. Gum Disease: Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a common oral health issue that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. It can cause gum recession, bone loss, and tooth mobility.
  3. Dental Infections: Dental infections can occur when bacteria penetrate the tooth’s outer layers and reach the dental pulp, causing inflammation, pain, and potential abscess formation.

These age-related tooth changes can result in tooth sensitivity, pain, difficulty chewing, and overall discomfort. However, root canal treatment offers a solution to address these problems and restore oral health.

Benefits of Root Canal Treatment for Age-Related Tooth Changes

Root canal treatment offers several benefits for addressing age-related tooth changes:

  1. Preserving Natural Teeth: Root canal treatment allows you to retain your natural teeth, which is always the best option whenever possible. This helps maintain proper chewing function and preserves the natural alignment of your teeth.
  2. Relieving Pain and Discomfort: Root canal treatment eliminates infection, inflammation, and pain associated with age-related tooth changes. By removing the infected dental pulp, the tooth can be saved and restored, alleviating discomfort and promoting overall oral well-being.
  3. Preventing Tooth Loss: Age-related tooth changes, if left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. By treating dental infections and addressing underlying issues, root canal treatment helps prevent the need for tooth extraction and potential complications associated with missing teeth.
  4. Improving Oral Health: Root canal treatment restores oral health by eliminating infection and addressing underlying issues. This helps prevent the spread of bacteria to surrounding teeth and reduces the risk of further oral health problems.
  5. Enhancing Quality of Life: By relieving pain, improving oral health, and preserving natural teeth, root canal treatment positively impacts overall quality of life. It allows you to eat, speak, and smile with confidence and comfort.

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Why Choose Eilertsen Dental Care for Your Root Canal Treatment

Choosing the right dental clinic for your root canal treatment is crucial. At Eilertsen Dental Care, we offer a combination of expertise and experienceadvanced technology, and a patient-centered approach. We are dedicated to providing personalised care that prioritises your comfort and dental health. Trust us with your root canal treatment, and we will go above and beyond to ensure a positive and comfortable experience.

What People Are Saying About Us

Eilertsen Dental Care
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Shirley WilliamsonShirley Williamson
17:10 05 May 23
Excellent serviceFrom the reception, nurses, Hygienist, and of course Dr Eilertsen, the whole team put me at ease making my experience a pleasure.I would highly recommend Eilertsen Dental Care if you’re looking for the best look no further.
Martin BullardMartin Bullard
09:36 17 Feb 23
Dental care is of the highest quality at Eilertsen. Even the longer procedures have been expertly handled, pain free and with excellent after care. I recommend this practice to anyone in the Inverness area who seeks the best that dentistry can offer.
Alasdair MackenzieAlasdair Mackenzie
09:24 17 Feb 23
Great dentist and hygienist, however the waiting room had no wifi (and no signal) which meant I couldn’t work when waiting. When I asked if there was wifi, I was just told ‘no’ by the receptionist. I was going to add a suggestion to the box, but there was no pen.
Debbie TDebbie T
15:24 14 Nov 22
So glad I found Eilertsen Dental Care! Great peace of mind belonging to their scheme, knowing my teeth will be so well looked after. Very professional and friendly—the staff really put you at ease. Never had such good dental care and thoroughly recommend.
Duncan MackayDuncan Mackay
08:20 07 Sep 22
I have attended this practice for many years and I never fail to be impressed by the quality of the work carried out by both the dentists and the dental hygienists. Procedures are explained clearly and in such a friendly manner. And most importantly despite having some major work carried out on a few occasions I did not feel any pain during, or after, the treatment. I would also like to pont out that the reception staff are so efficient, friendly and most helpful. This is an outstanding dental practice.
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How to Visit Us for Root Canal in Inverness

We are conveniently located at 📍Cradlehall Business Park, Inverness📍 If you want to visit us for your root canal treatment from Inverness or a nearby area such as Westhill, Allanfearn, Viewhill, Nairnside, House of Daviot, Leys Castle, Culcabock, Inshes, Culloden, Cradlehall, Smithton, Raigmore, or Haugh, reaching us at Cradlehall Business Park is quite straightforward by car or bus. Bus routes including 2, 3, 6, 27, and M39 have stops close to our practice.

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