Endodontics deals with the problems caused in structures found inside the tooth, like tooth pulp, nerves, tissues and arterioles. These problems may be due to infections, tooth fracture and chips, tooth injury or removal. Some of the signs and symptoms of these problems are:
- Inflammation and tenderness in the gums.
- Teeth that are sensitive to hot and cold foods.
- Tenderness when chewing and biting.
- Tooth discoloration.
- Unexplained pain in the nearby lymph nodes
A Root Canal Treatent is a typical endodontic treatment. Root Canal Retreatment is done when the previous procedure has failed, or there are recurring symptoms , infection and dental abcess.
An endodontal treatment is also essential when a tooth is cracked or chipped