“Endo” means inside “Odont” means the tooth
The outer layer of the tooth is called enamel is the hardest portion of the Human body
Below Enamel is Dentin which forms the bulk of the tooth structure
Below these two layers is a soft tissue called a pulp that carries the blood supply to each tooth.
Endodontics is a branch of dentistry that is concerned with the health of hard and soft tissues of the tooth and aims to eliminate infections of the pulp.