Root Canal Therapy for Fracture-Induced Endodontic Disease in the Dog
Endodontics is a division of veterinary dentistry that deals with pathologic conditions of the tooth pulp. Endodontic disease occurs whenever viable pump tissue is exposed and becomes infected. It is a common sequela to tooth fractures, and occurs less frequently following dental decay and severe periodontal disease. It is the second most common disease in the oral cavity of companion animals.