What is Endodontics?
Endodontics specialises in study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and injuries to the dental pulp. The most common form of therapy or procedure performed in this speciality is and endodontic therapy, also known as root canal therapy. Other common procedures are endodontic retreatment, surgery, treating cracked teeth and treating dental trauma. The main aim of endodontic treatment is to save the tooth from diseases and / or injuries sustained to the dental pulp that supports it.
When is this important?
There are sure-fire signs that will let you know it is time you see an endodontist. This is normally suggested by your regular dentist during his check ups after they notice clear indications. However, if you are suffering from dental pain or discomfort, it means you might need endodontic treatment. Some common signs listed below.
- Brief sensitivity to hot or cold foods.
- Sensitivity to hot or cold foods after a dental treatment.
- Sharp pain when biting down on food.
- Lingering pain after eating ht or cold foods.
- Constant and severe pain, swelling of the gum, and sensitivity to touch.
- Dull ache and pressure in the upper teeth and jaw.
Any of these signs could mean you need to see your regular dentist. Do this immediately. After an initial investigation, your dentist will let you know if you need to consult an endodontist.
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