Root canal treatment (nerve extraction) is an endodontic therapy that is considered one of the most unpopular dental procedures. The name itself reminds of pain. However, it is not a painful procedure because nowadays it is done under local anesthesia and most of our patients describes the experience as similar as when getting a dental filling.
What is endodontic therapy?
Endodontic therapy refers to the treatment of the tooth part that contains the tooth pulp or nerve. Even though teeth are mostly made from hard structures, every tooth contains a hollow space which stores soft tissue (tooth pulp) .