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How to save a Dead Tooth? Do teeth die? You must have heard about a dead tooth or may also have experienced it. It would be surprising to know that teeth also have life. Similarly, their death is also possible. Endodontics or root canal therapy is employed by dentists in this case. In simple words, a non-vital or dead tooth is a tooth to which blood flow is disconnected. Healthy teeth possess three layers, enamel, dentin and pulp. Nerve fibers and blood vessels are located at pulp. Nonvital tooth refers to a dead pulp. Mostly, dentists remove the tooth when it is dead. Causes behind dead tooth Common reasons behind pulp death are: a deep cavity, cracked tooth or physical trauma. Sports injuries usually cause tooth trauma. Other than that, severe grinding, falling on front teeth or getting a physical knock can cause tooth death. Pulp dies when you get a physical knock and blood supply disconnects resultantly. In order to prevent such dental injury, sports mouth guard or gum sticks should be used as a precautionary measure. Another reason could be a bacterial function or
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