Endodontic dentistry or Endodontics is related to treating tooth pulp andnerve problems. Damage to teeth, such as cracks or deep cavities, can reach down to the nerve tissue and blood vessels. Damage to the pulp can lead to painful swelling, damage to the jaw bones or muscles, and the formation of abscesses and thus a toothache or bad breathe.
Damaged pulp once led to the removal of the tooth. With today's advancement, a procedure called a root canal treatment to restore and replacethe tooth's nerves and blood vessels with special dental material hence saving the tooth.