Nonsurgical Root Canal Retreatment

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Nonsurgical Root Canal Retreatment

Fig. 9.1 (a) A preoperative film of a maxillary cuspid with a perforation on the distal aspect of the coronal one-third. (b) The off-angle radiograph shows better the perforation. (c)…

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Diagnosis in Molar Endodontics

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Diagnosis in Molar Endodontics

Chief complaint Complaint in patient’s own words Medical history Medical causes of symptoms Medical condition: complexity in managing a patient Psychological condition: complexity in managing a patient Undiagnosed medical condition…

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Endodontic Microsurgery for Molars

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Endodontic Microsurgery for Molars

Fig. 10.1 Preoperatively and from the radiograph (left), this defect appeared localized and perhaps readily managed. However, after raising the flap (right), the full extent of the apicomarginal bone defect…

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Molar Root Canal Anatomy

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Molar Root Canal Anatomy

Fig. 1.1 Classification of multiple canals in one root by Weine et al. [6]. The original classification of four types was later expanded to the five configurations shown A more…

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Vital Pulp Therapy for Permanent Molars

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Vital Pulp Therapy for Permanent Molars

Fig. 4.1 The radiographic presentations are shown of a deep caries lesion versus an extremely deep lesion. (a) The deep lesion involves the pulpal quarter with a radiodense zone separating…

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Molar Access

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Molar Access

Fig. 5.1 Access cavity in maxillary first molar. (a) Conservative access, allowing straight-line access to main canals. Note cavity extension mesial for MB2 canal. (b) Access cavity and canal orifices…

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The Outcome of Endodontic Treatment

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on The Outcome of Endodontic Treatment

Evaluation Signs of favorable outcome Checklist Subjective symptoms Asymptomatic, comfortable, and functional √ Restoration Good-quality restoration with no signs of caries √ Pulp sensitivity Normal positive response to thermal or…

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Local Anesthesia

Dec 30, 2016 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Local Anesthesia

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Ove A. Peters (ed.)The Guidebook to Molar Endodontics10.1007/978-3-662-52901-0_3 3. Local Anesthesia John M. Nusstein1   (1) Division of Endodontics, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, 305 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210,…

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Comprehensive Head and Neck Exam

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Comprehensive Head and Neck Exam

Fig. 1.1 Forehead and hairline (Photos courtesy of Anna Christine Napoli and Dr. Karin Schey) Standing in front of the patient, visually inspect the face. Look for symmetry; color, pigmentation,…

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Dental Radiology

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Dental Radiology

Examination Effective dose (μSν) Equivalent background exposure (days) Intraoral Rectangular collimation      Posterior bitewings: PSP or F- speed film 5 0.6  Full-mouth: PSP or F-speed film 35 4  Full-mouth:…

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Orthodontics

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Orthodontics

Fig. 17.1 Example of Class I, II, and III profiles The clinical exam consists of an extraoral and intraoral evaluation. The extraoral evaluation includes an assessment of the patient’s temporomandibular…

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Communicating with Dental Laboratories

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Communicating with Dental Laboratories

Fig. 20.1 Completed diagnostic wax-up, for maxillary and mandibular anterior restorations 20.2.2 Step 2: Preparation and Impressions Finally, make sure you understand correct preparation design as it relates to the…

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Implants for the General Practitioner

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Implants for the General Practitioner

Implant company ISSN address Biohorizons ​www.​biohorizons.​com/​professionals.​aspx Dentsply-Astra Implants ​www.​dentsply.​com/​en-us/​implants.​html Nobel Biocare ​www.​nobelbiocare.​com/​us/​en/​home.​html Straumann ​www.​straumann.​us/​en/​professionals/​products-and-solutions/​surgical-and-restorative-solutions/​implants.​html Zimmer Dental ​www.​zimmerdental.​com/​Home/​zimmerDental.​aspx The successful outcome of any implant osseointegration is mainly dependent on the interrelationship…

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On Building a Dental School

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on On Building a Dental School

Fig. 26.1 Margaret B. Wilson, DDS, MBA Attending the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry was a wonderful experience for me, and in retrospect it was transformative as well….

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Fig. 15.1 Panoramic radiographs are an excellent screening tool to determine anatomic landmarks and the degree of difficulty of the extraction Complex extractions of third molars Indications to extract impacted…

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