This is a surgical procedure in which a small amount of bone is removed around the root of a tooth and a filling is placed in the end of the root. The bone grows back and the tooth abcess heals. Usually this is done by an endodontist.
What is root canal ? A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need of dental implants or bridges. At the center of your tooth is pulp. Pulp is a collection of blood vessels that helps to build the surrounding tooth. Infection of the pulp can be caused by trauma to the tooth, deep decay, cracks and chips, or