Also called Endodontic treatment, it is the cleaning out the inside nerve of a tooth that is heavily decayed, and replacing it with a material seals the inside of the root so infection cannot get back in.
removal of the pulp of a tooth and filling with an inert material.
the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerve and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity
a commonly performed endodontic procedure
a common treatment used to remove the nerve from a badly damaged tooth
a dental procedure to fix a tooth by removing the pulp chamber of the tooth and filling it with a suitable filling material
a dental procedure to fix a tooth that cannot be filled or restored any other way
a descriptive term refering to the path the nerves, arteries, veins, and lymph vessels travel within the root(s) of a tooth
a method of saving a tooth by cleaning out a damaged or dead pulp, nerve and filling the resulting chambe with gutta percha
a procedure designed to relieve pain and infection from a diseased tooth
a procedure that a dentist uses to allow a patient to keep a dead tooth in his or her mouth
a procedure that allows a person to keep a tooth that otherwise would be removed because of deep decay into the pulp or nerve chamber of the tooth
a procedure that extracts decayed pulp from the central part of the tooth, reshapes the canal and replaces it with strengthening filler
a procedure that removes the infected inner layers, replacing them with a rubber-like compound called gutta percha
a procedure that removes the nerve tissue from the inside of a tooth
a procedure to allow a tooth that is painful or no longer viable because of nerve damage or death to remain in the mouth
a procedure to remove diseased pulp from the deep part of the tooth
a procedure where an infected inner part of a tooth, in the center called the "pulp" and the nerve therein is removed
a procedure where an infected tooth can be treated without having the tooth pulled
a procedure which removes
a repair to the inside of the tooth and is the only alternative for internal tooth nerve damage or tooth abscess besides having the tooth removed
a thin connection between the inner tooth and the gums
a treatment that removes diseased or injured pulp tissues from within affected teeth
a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected
The chamber inside the tooth root that contains the dental pulp. Root canal also describes the procedure used to save teeth with infected dental pulps.
procedure that removes the damaged pulp from the interior of the tooth and replaces it with a filling and then the entire tooth is capped with a crown.
the canal that contains dental pulp in the root of a tooth.
space in the root of tooth that contains pulp tissue
A term frequently used to mean root can~ therapy. Also, more properly, the root canal is the space in the root occupied by pulp tissue.
removal of the nerve tissue due to infection from cavities or trauma, and filled with gutta percha
The space in the root of the tooth where there is pulp tissue. Root canal therapy is the procedure to remove diseased/infected pulp tissue, the canal is then cleaned, shaped and filled.
An oral surgery in which the nerve is removed from an inflamed tooth.
The hollow part of the tooth's root. It runs from the tip of the root into the pulp.
A tooth's hollow portion of its root, extending from the tip of the root into the pulp.
a dental treatment involving the removal of diseased or injured nerve from inside the tooth.
cleaning out and filling the inside nerve of a tooth that is heavily decayed.
A procedure performed to save a tooth in which the pulp (the living tissue within a tooth) has died or become untreatably diseased, usually as a result of cavities. The nerve of the tooth is removed from the canal inside the root and replaced with a filling material.
common term for root canal therapy which treats the diseased or infected nerve (pulp) of a tooth. Procedure is performed by an endodontist.
The canal that runs inside the root of the tooth. It contains the nerves and blood vessels inside the tooth.
Common term for root canal therapy, also the interior space of the tooth root
Treatment of the pulp cavity to eliminate periapical disease and to promote healing therapy and repair of periapical tissues.
A procedure used to save an abscessed tooth in which the pulp chamber is cleaned out, disinfected, and filled with a permanent filling. Generally performed by an Endodontist. See "Root canals (Endodontics)."
Space within the root of a tooth in which the nerve and blood supply is located. Root Canal Therapy is the removal of that nerve and blood supply when it has become infected. The resulting space is then filled with medicine and subsequently with a filling material. Generally a tooth that has undergone a Root Canal becomes more fragile and needs a Crown to preserve and strengthen the tooth.
The hollow part of the toothâ€(tm)s root running from the tip of the root into the pulp.
a treatment used on a tooth with damaged pulp to stop infection and save the tooth. The pulp is completely removed, the inside of the tooth is sterilized and sealed to prevent infection.
A. the canal in the tooth running from approximately the gum-line to the end of the tooth (in the jaw) and filled with the dental pulp. B. Filling -- the material placed in the root canal to replace the space once occupied by the dental pulp.
The process of removing contents of the tooth's pulp chamber (nerve, arteries, veins), cleaning it, and placing wax or some other substance in the canal. Also used as a term to describe a tooth that has had this process done to it.
Procedure that involves removing diseased pulp, cleaning and shaping the pulp canal, and then filling the pulp canal with an inert material. Once the root canal is completed the dentist restores the tooth with a crown or other restorative material.
(endodontic treatment) -- procedure in which the diseased nerve (also called the pulp or inside core) of a heavily decayed or damaged tooth is removed and the central pulp space of the tooth is filled and sealed with dental cement
chamber within the root of tooth that contains the pulp.
This is the area of the pulp cavity inside the root. (See Pulp and Pulp Cavity).
A procedure where damage or diseased nerve and blood vessels of a tooth are removed from the tooth and replaced with a filling material.
Root canals are the long passages full of soft tissue deep within the dentin of a tooth, adjoining the pulp chamber. In dentistry, a pulpectomy is an endodontic treatment to cure an infection of the root canal; informally a root canal. A root canal, coupled with internal tooth bleaching, is also used to fix teeth that have blackened because of infiltration of decayed soft tissue into the dentin in the teeth, most often seen in frontal incisors that have been injured through a sudden impact.