At the core of your tooth there is an area referred to as ‘the pulp’. The pulp contains blood vessels that nourish the tooth and keep it from becoming brittle. The pulp also contains nerves that detecting changes in pressure and temperature at the tooth surface.
If the pulp is damaged or infected for any reason it can result in…
To save the structure of your tooth and avoid complications associated with damaged pulp, root canal therapy is often an option.
A successful root canal treatment allows you keep your tooth structure as a place holder and avoid costly procedures such as implants or dentures.