How much does Root Canal Treatment Cost in Nigeria? What is the average cost of root canal treatment in Nigeria?

What is root canal therapy (RCT)?

Dental Pulp has nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues the reason you will experience pain when a decay is present. Root Canal Therapy can be a successful treatment to save a tooth with a pulp infection.

The inflammation or infection can have a variety of causes: deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, faulty crowns, or a crack or chip in the tooth.

In addition, trauma to a tooth may cause pulp damage even if the tooth has no visible chips or cracks. If pulp inflammation or infection is left untreated, it can cause pain or lead to an abscess.

How much does Root Canal Treatment Cost in Nigeria?
Before and after root canal therapy

During root canal or endodontic treatment, the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. Afterwards, the tooth is restored with a crown or filling for protection. After restoration, the tooth continues to function like any other tooth.
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Endodontic treatment helps you maintain your natural smile, continue eating the foods you love and limits the need for ongoing dental work. With proper care, most teeth that have had root canal treatment can last a lifetime.

How much does Root Canal Treatment Cost in Nigeria?

The average cost of root canal therapy or treatment in Nigeria is about #60,000 Naira. Root Canal Treatment priceĀ  ranges between #20,000- #100,000 Naira in Nigeria depending on the clinic and the tooth in question. Front teeth are cheaper than back teeth. Root canal treatment (RCT) costĀ  in cities like Lagos, Abuja, Enugu, Warri, Benin and Port Harcourt may be as high as #150,000 Naira.

Summary:

Root canal treatment (also known as endodontic therapy, endodontic treatment, or root canal therapy) is a treatment sequence for the infected pulp of a tooth which is intended to result in the elimination of infection and the protection of the decontaminated tooth from future microbial invasion.

Root canal therapy (endodontics) can reclaim teeth after they have died. In order to understand this, you must first understand the anatomy of a tooth (this is beyond the scope of this write up). The prices of RCT may

Sources:

Dr Ezzy Ahmed

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