As tooth decay progresses, through the pulp pores bacteria forms pus
at the root apex. Root canal treatment is the removal of inflamed
pulp with a tool, repeatedly irrigating the region at the root apex
through the pulp pores, and finally sealing it with an artificial
material after inflammation disappears.
picture shows pus that turns up at the root of the teeth.
In many cases, the root of a molar is parted into two or three
The treatment is so complicated that it requires a lot of time and
However, once the treatment is successfully completed, your
important teeth don't need to be pulled out and can be used for a
It is recommended that after the treatment patients receive an
orthodontic screening (X-ray test) every six months and have the
current state of his or her treated tooth evaluated.
A treated tooth is very fragile and easily chipped like a dead tree.
It needs to be protected by crowning. Metal is used for crowning
molars and ceramics are used for front teeth (incisors).