At smile360 dental specialists in Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria, endodontics is one of dental specialties and deals with the tooth pulp and the tissues surrounding the root of a tooth.
Problems which result in tooth pulp often present themselves as pain in a tooth or a history of severe tooth ache, gum tenderness and swelling in an area adjacent to a tooth. These are treated by our dentist or endodontist.
Endodontists perform a variety of procedures including root canal therapy, endodontic retreatment, surgery, treating cracked teeth, and treating dental trauma. Root canal therapy is one of the most common procedures. If the pulp and fibrous tissue becomes diseased or injured, endodontic treatment is required to save the tooth. The most common endodontic treatment is root canal treatment.