This is the general name of treatments, conducted for treating the place, where the nerves and veins are located, in the pulp of the tooth, including root canal therapy. The dental pulp consists of nerve tissue, blood vessels, and other cellular entities. Hence, the endodontic treatment is called as root treatment therapy. Endodontic treatment (root treatment) aims to diagnose and treat the advanced dental diseases infected until the pulp.
The non-restorable destruction caused by trauma or decay inside the teeth is the main reason for using the root canal therapy. So, that the tooth is not extracted. The endodontic therapy involves the removal of the nerves, cleaning the hollows inside the root, the decontamination of the canals, finally the filling of decontaminated and extended canals.