Root Canal Treatment, also called Endodontic Treatment, is a Dental Procedure that removes damaged nerve from within the tooth. The inside of the tooth is cleaned, filled and sealed permanently to avoid infection. Without the surrounding gum and bone will become infected and a Dental abscess forms. The warning signs that all are not well start early but tend to be ignored. Tenderness and Pain within the infected tooth can all be signs that there is the underlying infection and that an abscess may be forming.
Some people may see a small white bump on the side of the tooth, another sign of infection within the tissues.