CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: INFORMATION Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition which is characterised by irritation or entrapement of the median nerve. This nerve can get entrapped at various sites along its course down the upper limb and each site is specific with regards to the clinical presentation i.e. Pronator Teres Syndrome, Anterior Interosseous nerve entrapement... Read more »
5. Pulp Involvement: If decay is left untreated, it will reach the tooth's pulp. This is where the tooth's nerves and blood vessels are found. The pulp becomes infected. An abscess (swelling) or a fistula (opening to the surface of the gum) can form in the soft tissues. dentistidentity.com
Here is a picture of the living pulp tissue extending out from a broken tooth. This is the artery, vein & nerve which is what extends down the root of the tooth. This is what is removed during a root canal, also known as endodontic therapy.
Tooth hypersensitivity occurs when the dentin, which lies just below the surface of the tooth, becomes exposed; causing tubulestiny structures that transmit stimuli to the tooth nerveto open up. When open tubules come in contact with cold, hot, sweet, or acidic substances, painful stimuli are transmitted to the tooth nerve.