Root Canal Treatment

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Root canal treatment is needed when the nerve of your tooth or its blood supply – the pulp - has been infected through decay or injury. An infection in the pulp can cause an abscess, which is an inflamed area where the pus collects, and its symptoms range from a dull ache to a severe pain. If root canal treatment is not carried out, the infection will spread and your tooth may need to be taken out.

Treatment involves a local anaesthetic to numb your jaw, while the infected pulp is removed and any abscesses are drained. The root canal is then cleaned and shaped, ready for filling. A temporary filling is put in and the tooth is left to settle. A second visit is required to check the tooth is free from infection and then it is permanently filled. Further appointments may be required if additional cosmetic treatments, such as a crown, is needed.

Root canal treatment is completed over a number of stages. First stage treatment is £150, followed by £300 for second stage and £125 for third stage. Second and third stages will be done together where possible, which may reduce the cost.

Hest Bank Dental Care has completely cured us of our previous loathing of dentists and dental practices…you know you are in safe hands and that the team do everything possible to relax you and ensure the treatments are as comfortable as possible.
Sandi & Polly Haythornthwaite
Excellent dentist, lovely warm and welcoming staff. I love my Dentist Stuart, always chatty and makes you feel relaxed.
Shane
Our whole family attend Hest Bank Dental Centre it is a fabulous,friendly and caring practice. The whole team make you feel very welcome at every visit. Highly recommend
Tracey
Bolton le Sands
Everyone is always so kind, gentle and helpful. I have always felt that I’m in safe hands.
David Dale
I've been a patient for a few year's now and I have to say I've never felt so comfortable going to the dentist. The staff are very friendly and professional and go way beyond the call of duty.
Toby Bush
The whole ambience is very pleasant, lovely waiting room and great views. Kate has done wonders with my teeth. A caring team where everyone works together.
Mrs. Light
Absolutely wonderful service, caring & very professional staff x A*A*A*A*A* highly recommended - superb dentist -the best!
Emma T
Meet The Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team
Why Hest Bank?

Why Hest Bank?

Why Hest Bank?
Ways to Pay

Ways to Pay

Ways to Pay
Hest Bank Dental Care has completely cured us of our previous loathing of dentists and dental practices…you know you are in safe hands and that the team do everything possible to relax you and ensure the treatments are as comfortable as possible.
Sandi & Polly Haythornthwaite
Excellent dentist, lovely warm and welcoming staff. I love my Dentist Stuart, always chatty and makes you feel relaxed.
Shane
Our whole family attend Hest Bank Dental Centre it is a fabulous,friendly and caring practice. The whole team make you feel very welcome at every visit. Highly recommend
Tracey
Bolton le Sands
Everyone is always so kind, gentle and helpful. I have always felt that I’m in safe hands.
David Dale
I've been a patient for a few year's now and I have to say I've never felt so comfortable going to the dentist. The staff are very friendly and professional and go way beyond the call of duty.
Toby Bush
The whole ambience is very pleasant, lovely waiting room and great views. Kate has done wonders with my teeth. A caring team where everyone works together.
Mrs. Light
Absolutely wonderful service, caring & very professional staff x A*A*A*A*A* highly recommended - superb dentist -the best!
Emma T