What is an endodontist?

An endodontist is a dentist that has undergone specialist training and has completed a three year postgraduate Masters degree in the field of endodontics. They focus solely on root canal treatment and other procedures involving the pulp of the tooth (sometimes known as the tooth’s nerve) or root of a tooth. Because of this add

What is a root canal treatment?

Also known as endodontics, root canal treatment is essentially a process of cleaning, shaping and then filling the inner canals of your tooth. Root canal treatment is required most commonly when decay extends through the enamel and dentine and then finally into the nerve of the tooth which leads to inflammation and/or infection.