Why does the pulp need to be removed when damaged?

by Dr. James Springer 1. November 2013 09:23
If the damaged or diseased pulp is not removed, the tooth and surrounding tissues become infected,  pain and swelling may accompany the infection.  Even in the absence of pain, certain byproducts of a diseased pulp can injure the bone that anchors your tooth in the jaw.  Without endod... [More]

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What is Dental Pulp?

by Dr. James Springer 6. October 2013 10:54
The pulp is a soft tissue that contains the nerves, arteries, veins and lymph vessels of a tooth.  It lies within the dentin, the bone-like tissue that supports the enamel.  Within the dentin, the pulp extends from the pulp chamber in the crown (the portion of the tooth visible above the g... [More]

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