FAQ: Root canal treatment

FAQ: Root canal treatment

Q: What is root canal treatment? A: Root canal treatment (also called endodontics) is needed when the blood or nerve supply of the tooth (known as the pulp) is infected through decay or injury.Q: Why is root canal treatment needed? A: If the pulp becomes...
Avoid pulpal death during fixed prosthodontic procedures

Avoid pulpal death during fixed prosthodontic procedures

By GORDON J. CHRISTENSEN, D.D.S., M.S.D.,Ph.D. In my many discussions with practicing dentists around the world, it has become obvious that practitioners have differing beliefs about the relationship of fixed prosthodontics and the need for...

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