Contact Us
Root Canal Treatment of Children's Dental Caries

Root Canal Treatment of Children's Dental Caries

Root canal treatment of deciduous teeth is to eliminate the pain, control inflammation, promote the healing of the lesions, so that the deciduous teeth can be replaced normally and guide the permanent teeth to erupt normally by removing the infected material in the root canal, forming the root canal, disinfecting the root canal, and filling the root canal with absorbable materials.


1. Indications for root canal treatment of deciduous teeth


According to the study of the American Pediatric Dentistry Association, the indications for root canal treatment of deciduous teeth are as follows:


(1) History of spontaneous pain;


(2) Irreversible pulpitis, pulp necrosis, and apical periodontitis;


(3) Bleeding is still not stopped after coronary medullary transection;


(4) Physiological or pathological root absorption does not exceed 1/3 of the root apex, and at least 2/3 of the root. If the periapical periodontitis of the deciduous teeth spreads to the permanent tooth germ and the extensive internal or external root resorption exceeds 1/3, the deciduous teeth should be extracted according to the situation, and follow-up treatments should be performed to facilitate the normal eruption of the permanent teeth.


2. The criteria for judging the curative effect of root canal treatment of deciduous teeth


Success: no conscious symptoms, closed fistula, no percussion pain, good chewing function, X-rays showed disappearance of periapical shadow 6 months after operation;


Failure: Pathological absorption of the tooth root occurred; symptoms did not relieve, the original fistula was not closed or complicated with acute apical periodontitis, X-ray film showed that the shadow of the root apex did not shrink. For deciduous teeth that have failed root canal treatment, the reasons need to be searched and analyzed, and it is necessary to determine whether they need to be removed in time according to the situation.


The following is the children's oral health guidance:


Pulp lesions and periapical lesions of deciduous teeth are mainly caused by caries. Children's oral health guidance includes the following aspects.


(1) Pay attention to oral hygiene;


(2) Fluoride coating, pit and fissure sealing, preventive resin filling, dentition correction;


(3) Reasonable diet, increase relevant nutrients, and use sucrose substitutes;


(4) Limit the frequency of eating. In view of the rapid development of children's dental caries and the lack of obvious symptoms, regular inspections should be carried out. Early detection and early intervention are particularly important for the prevention and treatment of children's dental caries.

Related News
  • The Dangers in Opening Root Canal Treatment

    The Dangers in Opening Root Canal Treatment

    March 22, 2022Ⅰ. The stages of the modern root canal treatmentGroosman, the father of endodontics, divided root canal treatment before 1976 into four stages. These four stages are collectively referred to as moder...view
  • What Factors Affect Orthodontic Treatment Cost?

    What Factors Affect Orthodontic Treatment Cost?

    July 6, 2021Tooth deformity has always plagued many people in real life. Deformed teeth affect the beauty of the face, affect our diet and chewing ability, and even affect our physical and mental health. Therefor...view
  • Preparations for Orthodontic Therapy

    Preparations for Orthodontic Therapy

    February 7, 2022Neat teeth, a beautiful smile, a healthy bite, and a perfect profile are gifts that will benefit children for a lifetime. The health and beauty of the child are inherited from parents.Ⅰ. How to choos...view
  • Misunderstanding of Orthodontic Treatment

    Misunderstanding of Orthodontic Treatment

    February 7, 20221. In orthodontic treatment, is the more invisible the aligner the better?At present, in adult orthodontics, in addition to traditional steel braces, there are invisible aligners and lingual aligners ...view
  • Can Orthodontic Treatment Cause Loose Teeth?

    Can Orthodontic Treatment Cause Loose Teeth?

    May 19, 2022Orthodontics is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in today's oral cavity. After all, it is the dream of many people to have white and straight teeth and a confident and bright smile. In ...view
  • How to Charge for Root Canal Treatment?

    How to Charge for Root Canal Treatment?

    July 28, 20211. The difference between the cost of root canal treatment and the cost of fillingsIf a tooth needs root canal treatment, the cost of this treatment is usually much higher than the cost of fillings. I...view