Conservative dentistry is aimed at preserving and restoring natural teeth using various techniques and materials, such as fillings, inlays, onlays, and crowns. The goal is to repair and strengthen the damaged tooth structure while preserving as much of the natural tooth as possible. Conservative dentistry techniques aim to be minimally invasive, preserving healthy tooth structure while removing only the damaged or decayed parts of the tooth.
Endodontics, on the other hand, specifically deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and injuries of the dental pulp, which is the innermost part of the tooth that contains nerves and blood vessels. Endodontic treatments often involve root canal therapy, which entails removing the infected or damaged pulp, disinfecting the root canal, and filling it with a biocompatible material to seal it. The objective of endodontic treatment is to save and restore the natural tooth while alleviating pain and preventing further complications.Both conservative dentistry and endodontics share the goal of preserving and restoring natural teeth, but they focus on different aspects of dental health. Conservative dentistry primarily deals with repairing and strengthening tooth structure using various restorative techniques,