Dental Health: Current ResearchISSN: 2470-0886

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Editorial, Dent Health Curr Res Vol: 7 Issue: 9

Endodontics - Types of Dental Problems Treated

Letizia Perillo*

Orthodontic Division, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Letizia Perillo
Orthodontic Division, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Received Date: September 13, 2021; Accepted Date: September 20, 2021; Published Date: September 27, 2021

Citation: Perillo L (2021) Endodontics - Types of Dental Problems Treated . Dent Health Curr Res 7:9. e117.

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Keywords: Dental pulp

What is Endodontics?

This is often a dental specialty that’s concerned with the study and treatment of the dental pulp, which is that the soft inner tissue found inside a tooth. The word is derived from two Greek words namely ‘endo’ which recommends interior and ‘odont’ which implies tooth. An endodontist is a dental specialist who has extra abilities and training within the treatment of endodontic conditions. The dental pulp is that the deepest a portion of the tooth. The pulp is secured by the outermost a portion of the tooth, the enamel, as well as by the dentin that lies underneath the enamel. This hard casing of the pulp ensures it from getting to be infected by microbes present within the mouth. In cases of tooth decay, this external cover disintegrates absent to create holes or cavities that uncover the dental pulp to these microbes as well on hot and cold temperatures. Since the pulp is rich with nerves and blood vessels, contamination of the pulp can lead to sensitivity and toothache.

Types of Dental Problems Treated

Root canal treatment

As a rule a form of treatment that’s performed under nearby anaesthesia in arrange to remove a harmed nerve and conceivably infected pulp to spare the tooth. The expert uses different instruments to induce freed of the inflamed or tainted pulp and after that clean and disinfects the tooth to halt disease. After disinfecting the tooth, the endodontist uses a rubber-like material called gutta-percha to fill and seal the cavity. Once usually done, the tooth is usually re-established utilizing a crown or filling for long term protection. Treatment options for teeth that are infected but aren’t suitable for endodontic are limited – and usually an extraction is all that is possible

Endodontic re-treatment

This is a sort of treatment that’s provided to individuals who have already had root canal treatment. Root canal treatment can end up painful or diseased months or an indeed year since the first treatment was done. This reason for the failure of the treatment is not well understood but is often caused by a poor initial treatment or a posh canal system. Re-treatment is complex and not always possible – especially if a large post is present in the tooth.

Endodontic surgery

This is a procedure that helps to locate small fractures or hidden canals which weren’t detected by x-rays or previous nonsurgical root canal procedure. The method helps to remove any calcium stores or to treat damaged root surfaces or the surrounding bone. A common surgical method that’s undertaken is that the apicectomy or root end resection. These administrations are given either by oral surgeons or endodontists depending on the area.

Concerns over root canal treatments

Many individuals are stressed almost having a root canal as they have heard that the method is difficult. There’s no reason to be anxious as specialists are prepared to oversee and deal with any pain. Once the nerve is removed from the tooth, the strategies are for the most part effortless.

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