Endodontics is the removal of the pulp tissue, which nourishes and gives life to the tooth. That's why it is popularly known as "kill the nerve".
What applications does endodontics?
Endodontics is the last alternative to tooth extraction, in which the pulp tissue has been colonized by bacteria that infect and cause it hurts.
What are the most common pathologies? And the most serious?
The typical tooth pain, pain with temperature changes (especially heat), and pain while chewing.
The most serious are those that have left long evolve and, therefore, the infection is very complex and appears oozing around the abscess or phlegmon and grindstone.
What techniques have endodontics?
There is a manual mode to do so; with special limes, ranging duct cleaning inside the tooth and will DISINFECTED. Moreover, there is mechanical, more efficient technique, where these files are positioned on a rotary tool and, therefore, the cleaning and disinfection of the duct is much more effective. Subsequent to cleaning the pulp canals are sealed with gutta - percha, a material that tries to prevent bacterial recolonisation. This percha can place the dentist by manual means or by mechanical means.