Tooth decay or injury can destroy the living pulp. Dead pulp is prone to infection, leading to abscess and toothache. This can usually be successfully dealt by root canal treatment (also known as root filling or endodontics). The infection is cleared out using the latest state of the art equipments like Xsmart protaper system, apex locaters etc. Extremely thin canals can be treated using the advanced Obtura thermo plasticized gutta purcha technique.
In cases where there is severe infection at the root end, when it looks like the Situation is hopeless; our endodontist still has the answer with a procedure called surgical apicoectomy. In this case the root end tip and the surrounding bone is cleaned and medicated to save the tooth.