More than 15 million root canals are performed annually, according to the American Association of Endodontists. If you’ve been diagnosed with an infected or severely damaged tooth, root canal therapy may be the solution to all of your pain and suffering. This standard procedure involves removing the damaged pulp (the center of the tooth), cleaning and disinfecting the emptied space, … Read More
When is Root Canal Therapy Necessary?
Teeth consist of multiple layers of tissue that are all substantially softer than the top surface of the enamel. Within the center of the tooth where the root lies is the dental pulp, and this consists of blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues. As one of the main sources of tissue formation within the tooth and responsible for keeping it … Read More