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Endodontics involves the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the dental pulp and adjacent tissues in dentistry. (The nerve, blood and lymphatic vessels, and connective tissue are all found in the dental pulp, which is soft tissue at the centre of the tooth.)
The primary goal of endodontic treatment is to remove damaged tooth pulp and replace it with filling material, a procedure known as root canal therapy. The tooth is fed after the pulp is removed by joining blood vessels in the jaw. Although the fibres that support the teeth in the jawbone are living, the tooth is therefore believed to be dead.