Treating an Abscess Tooth

An abscess is a painful infection at the root or in the gum of a tooth. It occurs when the pulp, the soft tissue inside the root canal, becomes inflamed or infected and goes untreated. The infection can spread to the bone and the gum tissue around the tooth. An...

What is an Apicoectomy?

Apicoectomy is also known as root-end surgery, retrograde root canal treatment, or root-end filling. Root end filling is an endodontic surgical procedure where a tooth’s root tip is removed, and a root end cavity is prepared and filled with a material. This is usually...

What Is Endodontics Used For?

Endodontics specializes in the diagnosis, cause, prevention, and treatment of diseases related to the dental pulp which is in the center of a tooth and is made up of connective tissue and cells. The word comes from Greek with “endo” meaning inside, and “odont” meaning...