What Damages a Tooth Nerve and Pulp in the First Place?
A tooth & nerve and pulp can become irritated, inflamed, and infected due to deep decay, repeated
dental procedures on a tooth, and/or large fillings, a crack or chip in the tooth, or trauma to the
The root pump can become infected because of a crack or cavity. If left untreated, this bacteria
can cause problems. These include: tooth abscess A root canal fails when a tooth that has
been previously treated with a root canalprocedure becomes infected at the root. If this
infection is allowed to continue to develop without proper treatment, the infection can potentially
spread to other teeth in the area or cause illness in other parts of the body. If a tooth requires a
root canal, there is an infection inside the tooth's roots, and the only other alternative is to
have the tooth removed. … Your options are: Extract the tooth and consider replacing it
with a dental implant, a removable denture, or abridge. Dental implants are a good alternative.
The success rate of root canal treatment is over 95%. However, it is not 100% successful.
Sometimes there are complications (like curved roots and calcified root canals) that make it very
difficult to successfully complete root canal treatment.