DENTAL INFECTIONS & NONVITAL TEETH
DENTAL EXAMINATION . DENTIST CHECKUP. ORAL SCREENING.
An abscessed tooth is a pocket of pus that can form in different parts of a tooth as a result of a bacterial infection. It’s sometimes called a dental abscess. An abscessed tooth causes moderate to severe pain that can sometimes radiate to your ear or neck. Left untreated, an abscessed tooth can turn into a serious, life-threatening condition. This will need a mixture of treatment with antibiotics and dental procedure. Endodontics, or root canal therapy, is employed when the nerve supply to a tooth has been irreversibly affected by damage or decay. It is a way to prevent or help resolve a dental infection and save a natural tooth from extraction. These core tissues, known as the dental pulp, help your tooth to grow and mature before it emerges into the mouth.
A root canal is performed when there is enough sound root and crown structure remaining to eventually restore form and function to the involved tooth. Inside every tooth is either a single central chamber or multiple ones that contain connective tissue, a nerve supply, and blood vessels. A root canal procedure is required when this dental pulp is irreversibly damaged or has died. Root canal therapy involves cleaning and shaping each canal, and then filling them with a special inert material. Following this they are sealed to prevent any subsequent infection. Once root canal therapy has been completed, the tooth should be fully restored as recommended.