Disease of Pulp and Periradicular Tissue: An Overview

Geetanjali Singh (1) , Sanjana Paul R (2) , Ayush Arora (3) , Shakti Kumar (4) , Lucky Jindal (5) , Sachin Raina (6)
(1) Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Crown, Bridge and Implantology, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh , India
(2) Consultant Conservative Dentist and Endodontist, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu , India
(3) Consultant Dental Surgeon, Jaipur, Rajasthan , India
(4) Consultant Orthodontist, Sirsa, Haryana , India
(5) Senior Lecturer, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, JCD Dental College, Sirsa, Haryana , India
(6) ntern, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh , India


Dental pain is the most common reason due to which patient seek dental treatment. Pain occur due to diseases involving pulp and periradicular tissues, as this tissues are richly innervated and have ample of blood supply. Also it is enclosed by surrounding tissues that are incapable of expanding, such as dentin and also has terminal blood flow and small-gauge circulatory access the periapex. All of these characteristics severely constrain the defensive capacity of the pulp tissue when faced with the different aggressions it may be subjected to. In addition to above mentioned characterstics, pulp tissue can also be affected by a retrograde infection, arising from the secondary canaliculi, from the periodontal ligament or from the apex during the course of periodontitis. this review article basically concentrates on structure of pulp, classification of diseases related to pulp and periradicular tissue and detailed explanation of diseases

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Geetanjali Singh
jindallucky30@gmail.com (Primary Contact)
Sanjana Paul R
Ayush Arora
Shakti Kumar
Lucky Jindal
Sachin Raina
Singh, G. ., Paul R, S. ., Arora, A. ., Kumar, S. ., Jindal, L. ., & Raina, S. . (2020). Disease of Pulp and Periradicular Tissue: An Overview. Journal of Current Medical Research and Opinion, 3(10). https://doi.org/10.15520/jcmro.v3i10.351
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