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Root Canal Therapy

Do you have tooth pain? You may need root canal therapy.

Root canal involves saving an infected tooth from extraction

Root canals are undergone to treat and effectively save an infected tooth from extraction.

Endodontics (often referred to as root canal therapy) is the area of dentistry dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the dental pulp. Root canal therapy conserves a tooth that has been damaged by decay, fracture or an abscess and the main objective of this procedure is to save diseased or injured teeth. If this procedure is successful then your tooth can be restored without the need for an extraction.

Dr Rosenberg at Millennium Dental Mosman in Mosman has performed a number of root canal procedures and is highly skilled and talented at salvaging damaged teeth. Root canal therapy is the last option for sufferers to save their tooth before extraction, get it done by an expert at Millennium Dental Mosman in Mosman.

How do I know if I need Root Canal treatment?

Dr Kulhalli and her Sydney dental team will monitor the health of your mouth and look out for any signs of infection, decay or general tooth stress that may signify the need for a root canal procedure. Most patients who don’t visit the dentist for a number of years will require a root canal procedure due to neglecting their mouth and dental health. When we perform a general check-up we may ask you questions and look for signs of the following:

  • Lingering tooth sensitivity when cold
  • Tooth pain to biting pressure or constant severe tooth pain
  • Impulsive toothache
  • Throbbing tooth pain
  • Tissue swelling of the face

If you believe you require root canal treatment, we do recommend that you visit us as soon as possible for treatment to avoid any aggravated problems as the pain may also be a sign of another dental condition.

If root canal treatment is necessary x-rays will be taken at your dental consultation so that we can take a deeper look at the extent of the damage. After this we will most likely perform a thorough dental hygiene clean, preparing you for your next appointment where we will perform the root canal.

What occurs during Root Canal Treatment?

Root Canal Treatment consists of removing the nerve that lies at the root of the tooth and is causing pain. A sedative dressing will be placed inside your tooth between each visit to help settle the surrounding tissues and destroy remaining bacteria. If root canal treatment is not performed bacteria will destroy supportive bone structure around the tooth and will inevitably lead to tooth loss. Once this has been performed we will most likely construct a dental crown to restore the strength and appearance of your tooth.

Millennium Dental Mosman recommends prevention

At Millennium Dental Mosman it is our priority and responsibility as dental practitioners to always strive to maintain your natural teeth. This is better for function and aesthetics, as well as your own personal comfort.

Sibel Serce

Oral Health Therapist

Sibel is one of our Oral Health Therapists at Millennium Dental.

Since becoming a member of the team, Sibel has consistently demonstrated the utmost commitment and dedication towards helping each of our patients. She has gained her experience in both the public health sector, as well as other private clinics throughout Sydney.

Her friendly nature makes her extremely approachable. When tailoring to her patients’ needs, Sibel ensures she is able to provide an attentive yet pleasurable dental experience for everybody she meets.  She is extremely passionate about promoting oral health to both her friends and fellow peers.

Sibel is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Oral Health. She is also bilingual in speaking English and Turkish.

When she is away from the clinic, Sibel loves spending time with her big family, finding cafes for brunch as well a gym workout.

Sona Rathinavelu

Oral Health Therapist

Sona qualified as an Oral Health Therapist (Adult Scope) in 2007 with Distinction marks from the University of Sydney. She has worked in a number of clinics across Sydney where she has practiced a wide range of preventative and restorative procedures. Her calm and gentle demeanour help make patients feel welcome and relaxed. She enjoys focusing on the aesthetic, preventative and restorative aspects of dentistry.  

When not at the practice, Sona enjoys teaching dance and hanging out with her family.

Shruti Kulhalli

Dentist

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide, Dr Shruti Kulhalli has worked in Sydney and Adelaide, both as a dentist and as a university clinical tutor.  Dr Shruti brings extensive range of experience to our practice and strives for perfection when treating each and every one of her patients, always tailoring her approach to an individual’s needs. Her warm and friendly manner ensures a comfortable, personal experience for each patient. Always seeking to stay up-to-date with the ever-evolving world of dentistry, she regularly attends dental conferences and courses all around Australia. With a keen interest in both cosmetic and complex restorative dentistry.  As a mum of 2 young kids, Dr Shruti is especially passionate about the need for great paediatric dentistry.

Dr Shruti particularly enjoys the interpersonal and artistic aspects of dentistry. She loves being able to meet and to get to know different people each day and nothing gives her greater pleasure than using her skills and experience to help people gain optimal dental health and a beautiful smile. She also firmly believes that health is holistic, and when planning treatment, and always considers her patient’s general physical health and their well-being with the knowledge that these can have an important influence on oral health. 

In the little time that she’s not being a dentist or a mum, Dr Shruti is a regular at her local pilates studio, and also loves learning and reading about health and wellness. In 2013, she received her certificate in health coaching with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. This has given her the unique ability as a dentist to provide advice to her patients on the link between dental health and nutrition.

Mark Rosenberg

Dentist

Dr Mark Rosenberg graduated in South Africa in 1982, before moving to London for fifteen years. During his time in London, Dr Rosenberg furthered his studies in implant dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetics and general oral surgery. In 1987 Dr Rosenberg received the LDS from the Royal College of Surgeons and also passed his American board exams. Dr Rosenberg benefited from the great experience of running multiple surgeries and a general anaesthetics clinic for many years.

Dr Rosenberg has done extensive courses in cosmetics and implant surgery and holds several post graduate implant and orthodontic diplomas.

Since immigrating to Sydney, he has enjoyed the daily drive from the Eastern suburbs to Mosman. His spare time is spent chasing after his young daughter who keeps him young and tired at the same time! He has kept fit for many years and his present regime involves running, swimming and pilates; however, his knees have decided his marathon running days are over!