Root Canal Treatment

The term ‘endodontics’ refers to an area of dentistry which deals with problems related  to inside of the tooth such as the pulp root canal and roots.

The pulp is the soft area within the hard area of the root(dentin) which runs from the top part (crown) down to the root  at the bottom. The root is the part of the tooth which is located within the jaw bone.The root canal is a channel which is located inside the root of the root.

Endodontic treatment  is undertaken  on decayed ar damaged teeth as a result of  tooth decay although it can also be undertaken  for cosmetic reasons.