Another pinner said: "Wish they wore these at my dentist's office lol. My doctor wears a rat and clown mask and it is CREEEEPPPPYYYY! I have like a mental breakdown before each trip to the dentist just because of his masks.
This is the reason impacted wisdom teeth should be removed? If you cannot properly clean them, they will most likely, eventually get cavities and/or gum disease. The arrows point to the decay (cavities). Patient Education
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.