Dental instruments to scale or remove bacterial plaque that has hardened and cannot be removed with brushing and flossing. If left on the tooth it will cause inflammation of the gums and will eventually lead to loss of bone that supports the teeth
This is a image of the pulp chamber of a tooth showing how difficult root canal therapy is. A root canal is also known as endodontic therapy. Dentaltown Online Endodontic Continuing Education: Root Canal Anatomy Dictates Treatment Objectives by Dr.