Wisdom teeth Root Canal

Third molar or wisdom teeth root canal is a rather challenging procedure to perform for the operating dentist. It is more or less the same experience for the patient as general.

The reasons for this tricky third molar or wisdom tooth root canal are:

  1. Atypical shape of third molar crown
  2. Atypical shape of third molar roots
  3. Extent of mouth opening in the patient
  4. Difficulty in accessibility of the very last tooth in mouth
  5. Difficulty in obtaining a dry field which is very important for disinfection.

The Probability of success of the root canal decreases according to the above listed factors. Treating dentist should talk about all these things and explain it to the patient before starting the root canal of third molar or wisdom teeth