Frequently asked Questions
In its structure, a tooth has a crown and one or more roots. Externally, the tooth is covered with enamel.
Enamel is one of the hardest tissues in the human body, which reliably protects the tooth from various irritants. However, the enamel is susceptible to the action of acids, as a result of which it is possible to disturb its structure at the micro level and develop caries. Under the enamel there is a less hard tissue – dentin. Dentin has many microtubules in its structure, in which dentinal fluid circulates. One of the main functions of dentine is cushioning. This allows us to chew solid food comfortably.
Inside the dentin is a hollow chamber containing the pulp. The pulp contains nerve fibers, blood and lymph vessels, as well as a certain amount of connective tissue. In everyday life, the pulp is very often identified with a simpler concept – “Nerve”. The neurovascular bundle enters the tooth through the apex of the roots, passes through the canals to the coronal part and forms an extensive area of the coronal pulp there. One tooth can have from one to four canals. Sometimes there are more. The pulp takes an active part in the process of tooth formation.