The literal meaning of Endodontics is Inside the Tooth. Endodontics is a dental specialty related to the treatment of the dental pulp inside the teeth roots (root canals) and the tissues around the dental roots. The therapy includes disinfecting the infected pulp tissues in the Root Canal. Therefore, it is also known as Root Canal Treatment (RCT).In Endodontics or RCT, the focus stays on disinfecting the root canals and protecting the natural teeth. However, the treatment extensively depends on the clinical situation of each case, and therefore, requires one of the following Endodontic treatments:
- Conventional treatment
- Laser-assisted RCT
- Single sitting treatment
- Micro Endodontics - Loupe assisted or Operating microscope
Who is an Endodontist or an RCT Specialist?
An Endodontist or an RCT specialist is a highly skilled expert with a specialization in the field of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. These dental professionals are experts in diagnosing the infected pulp and treating the associate pain through root canal treatment.
Every Endodontist is extensively trained in the field after they graduate as a full-time dentist. Training for this specialty during the post-graduation for 3 years.
Cost of RCT in India Vs. the USA, UK, and Australia
The cost of root canal treatment varies in each case depending upon the level of infection spread in the pulp tissue and the number of tooth roots infected. The cost of the treatment can be determined only after a thorough examination. Also, if the infection has advanced, then it takes more sittings and visits to complete the RCT procedure.
|Root Canal Treatment (X Smart - ProTaper system)||5,500 - 8,000||73 - 106||65-94|
|Root Canal Treatment (LASER assisted)||6,500 - 9,000||86 - 120||76 - 106|