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Are you aware of the benefits that a root canal therapy can provide? In several situations, a root canal can potentially restore a tooth that has suffered a severe blow or damage to the pulp. By removing diseased or damaged pulp, a root canal can effectively restore the function of a tooth and even allow it to continue to function as needed in the future. To test your knowledge on infected pulp causes that require root canal therapy, take the following quiz:

Question 1: Which of the following definitions most closely describes root canal therapy?
A: an endodontic procedure that can remove the pulp and clean and seal a tooth
B: a type of interdental cleaner that can rinse away areas between teeth
C: a form of mouthwash treatment
D: tools used to combat teething

Question 2: Which of the following is a risk factor for pulp damage?
A: deep cavities
B: oral accidents or injuries
C: repeated dental procedures that require tooth enamel removal
D: all of the above

Question 3: Which of the following is a typical treatment that can require the use of a root canal therapy?
A: a fast and easy denture cleaning session
B: the removal of damaged or diseased pulp
C: an intravenous sedation
D: repairs for a broken toothbrush

Question 4: Which of the following is a potential benefit of root canal therapy?
A: restore the function of a damaged tooth
B: save broken or damaged teeth
C: save a tooth that needs its pulp extracted
D: all of the above

Answer Key:
A, D, B, D

With root canal therapy from Dr. Abboud, Dr. Niemczyk, Dr. Browning and our team at our office in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, damaged teeth can be saved. For root canal therapy from our dentists at Dental Arts Of Drexel Hill, call us at (610) 449-1513. Let us help you find your healthy smile!