Once access has been gained to the pulp space and root canals located, the canals are enlarged using a variety of small dental instruments to allow the delivery of a suitable irrigant solution to clean the complete pulp space. This is a highly skilled procedure and your dentist may need to use a number of small specialised instruments when treating the canals. It is currently thought that gaining access to very ends of each canal and preparing and irrigating the canals sufficiently gives the best chance of the treatment being successful.

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