Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral health is very important! In general dentistry, the most commonly treated conditions are dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal disease (gum disease)..
Endodontology deals with the treatment of dental pulp (“the nerve”). Toothache is almost always caused by an acute infection of the tooth pulp. The goal of endodontic treatment procedures, which are completely painless, is to treat and protect the tooth and it’s root.
Periodontology deals with the supporting tissues of teeth and treats diseases and conditions that affect them.
Some of the symptoms of periodontitis are:
- Sensitive, painful and red gums
- Bleeding gums
- Recession of the gums
- Bad breath
- Difficulty chewing food