Endodontics is the branch of dentistry dedicated to the preventive diagnosis and treatment of the root canals inside the teeth. It is a treatment that seeks to avoid dental loss.
Endodontics is performed when there is nerve damage caused by deep caries, trauma, dental wear and tear, restorative treatments previously performed on that tooth, restoration materials (given that occasionally toxic materials or acids are used very close to the nerve, and this can cause pulpar injuries).
A series of phases are required which, if rigorously implented, will result in a successful root canal treatment (endodontics). They are:
Once we have made a correct diagnosis and established the presence of an irreversible pulp process.