Endodontics

Endodontic Emergencies and Therapeutics

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Endodontic Emergencies and Therapeutics

Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Identify causes of emergencies as they occur before treatment, between appointments, and after obturation, differentiating urgency from…

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Root Canal Anatomy

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Root Canal Anatomy

Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Recognize errors that may cause difficulties or failures in root canal treatment owing to lack of knowledge…

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Endodontic Armamentarium

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Endodontic Armamentarium

Learning Objectives At the end of this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Define the basic set of armamentarium appropriate for diagnosis, emergency treatment, canal preparation, obturation, and…

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Local Anesthesia

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Local Anesthesia

Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Explain why apprehension and anxiety, fatigue, and tissue inflammation create difficulties in obtaining profound anesthesia. 2. Define…

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Endodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Endodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Recognize that diagnosis and treatment planning for pulpal and periapical conditions should be part of a broader…

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Endodontic Radiology

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Endodontic Radiology

Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Differentiate between stochastic and deterministic dental x-radiation biorisks and recognize which poses the greatest endodontic patient risk….

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Pathogenesis of Pulp and Periapical Diseases

Feb 23, 2021 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Pathogenesis of Pulp and Periapical Diseases

Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Describe the histology and physiology of the normal dental pulp. 2. Identify etiologic factors causing pulp inflammation….

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Factors Affecting Intracanal Instrument Fracture

Oct 21, 2018 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Factors Affecting Intracanal Instrument Fracture

Factors affecting intracanal instrument fracture Operator related Skill, proficiency, judgment Anatomy related Access cavity Root canal anatomy Instrument related Material Design Manufacturing process and errors Technique/use related Motors operating parameters…

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Mechanisms of Instrument Failure

Oct 21, 2018 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Mechanisms of Instrument Failure

Fig. 3.1 Image showing H-files discarded after clinical use due to plastic deformation of the cutting tip Fig. 3.2 Distribution of fractured and plastically deformed instruments within different ISO sizes…

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Prevention

Oct 21, 2018 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Prevention

Steps Procedure First Ten vigorous strokes in a scouring sponge soaked in 0.2% chlorhexidine solution Second 30-min presoak in an enzymatic cleaning solution Third 15-min ultrasonication in the same solution…

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Complications

Oct 21, 2018 by in Endodontics Comments Off on Complications

Fig. 4.1 Large MODB pin-retained amalgam restoration. The loss of original occlusal anatomy landmarks and pulp canal space calcification will make this a more challenging tooth to access for root…

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