In the past Root canal treatment were more invasive and frequently unpleasant, while effective in most cases, there are some limiting factors.
Traditional RCT can be difficult to clean and remove all infected material. There are also challenges with ensuring the entire affected area has been disinfected fully. The risk of failure by traditional RCT were high due to the incomplete cleaning of the canal space. In such cases where the root canal treatment is not done properly the chance of retaining the tooth may become difficult and might lead to removal of the tooth.
Using advanced technology like laser in root canals can overcome some drawbacks posed by the traditional method. Laser assisted treatment for root canal procedure helps reduce these risks by providing an enhanced way to disinfect the canals.