Endodontics is the name of the branch of dentistry that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to dental plaque, dental pulp (nerve tissue) and surrounding tissues.
The purpose of root canal treatment is to keep the intended tooth in themouth for a long time. It is a type of treatment applied to the teeth with hypersensitivity to hot and cold foods and having night pain.
In canal treatment, living tissues (nerves and vessels) in the root canal of the tooth are removed and the canal space is cleared by disinfectant solution and canal arches. The canal space is filled with biocompatible materials in a leakproof manner.