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Endodontics

May 11, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Quality of Class II Cavity Preparations Performed by Preclinical Students With and Without Magnifying Loupes

by Akshay Satwik, Undergraduate Student; Prasanna Neelakantan, MDS, Assistant Professor

Introduction The objective of preclinical dental training of undergraduate students is focused towards orientation, improvisation of performance and spatial perception of learners. These abilities combined with application of preclinical training to clinical practice are essential.1 Preclinical training offers enhancement of

May 11, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Current Clinical Practices in Root Canal Irrigation Among Canadian Endodontists

by Isabel Mello, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Dieter J. Schönwetter, BTh, BA (Honors), MA, PhD

ABSTRACT Purpose: Several aspects of irrigation have recently changed due to extensive research in the area. Research demonstrating preferences in irrigation practices among endodontists is limited, therefore, this study sought to assess current practices in root canal irrigation among endodontists

May 10, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

The Comparison Of Root Canal Cleanliness After The Application Of Three Systems Of Machine Instruments – In Vitro Study

by Wojciech Wilkoński, MD PhD; Bartłomiej Karaś, DDS, Lidia Jamróz-Wilkońska, MD, PhD; Jerzy Krupiński, MD, PhD; Janusz Opiła, ScD

ABSTRACT The aim of this paper was to analyse the cleanliness of root canals prepared with the use of Revo-S, ProTaper Next and Twisted Files Adaptive instruments. After preparation and thorough irrigation, the roots were notched transversally and split into

May 4, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Twisted Files and Adaptive Motion Technology: A Winning Combination for Safe and Predictable Root Canal Shaping

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C); Gianluca Gambarini, MD, DDS; Sergio Rosler, DDS, MSc

The ultimate goal of endodontic treatment is the prevention and/or treatment of apical periodontitis, such that there is complete healing and absence of infection1 while the overall long-term goal is the placement of a definitive, clinically successful restoration and preservation

May 3, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialEndodontics

Still Looking for MB2: Endodontic Nirvana

by Dr. Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C) and Dr. Ian Watson, DDS, MScD, FRCD(C)

Finding the Holy Grail. Grabbing the Brass Ring. Finding the MB2 canal in maxillary molars! Pie in the sky? We think not! With all the technological advances that have occurred in dentistry, certainly in endodontics, the biologic objectives have remained

April 4, 2016 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Announces the Lineup of Endodontic Specialists Speaking at SIROWORLD in Orlando

by Oral Health

Clinical speakers and agenda for the endodontic track confirmed for the largest educational festival in digital dentistry Charlotte, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, released the endodontic track’s agenda* for SIROWORLD: The Ultimate Dental Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Commencing Aug.

January 5, 2016 News DentalDentistryEndodontics

AAE Foundation and DENTSPLY Award Innovation in Research Grant to West Virginia University

by Oral Health

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A $50,000 research innovation award in endodontics has been awarded to the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Foundation /DENTSPLY Innovation in Research Grant will equip a dedicated endodontics research

November 16, 2015 News DentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

UTech-Trained Dental Surgeons Highly Qualified and Competent

by By Alecia Smith-Edwards - Jamaica Information Service

The first set of 22 dental surgeons, trained and certified by the University of Technology’s (UTech) College of Oral Health Sciences, are highly competent and are on par with professionals in first world countries such as the United States (US).

September 17, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthProsthodontics

COLTENE enters the CAD/CAM market

by COLTENE

COLTENE, a global manufacturer of dental consumables, becomes a new material partner for SIRONA’s leading CAD/CAM system CEREC. Under the brand name BRILLIANT Crios, the new “Reinforced Composite Blocs” for chairside manufactured permanent inlays, onlays, full anatomical crowns and veneers

September 14, 2015 News DentistryEndodonticsHealth & HealingOral Health

No Evidence Linking Dental Treatment to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Association of Endodontists

Despite provocative reporting and sensational headlines, the American Association of Endodontists today said there is no evidence that Alzheimer’s disease can be spread from person to person by direct contact, or through any dental procedures or dental instruments. “There is

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

The Perceived Issue of Oversupply Dentists

by Oral Health

Oral Health’s roundtable of dental professionals discuss dentistry as a commodity, the impact of maldistribution and the need for differentiation. Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH, has been bringing engaging energy to the dental profession for the last 30 years. Kathleen is the

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

EndoVac Apical Negative Pressure: Safe and Effective Endodontic Irrigation from Beginning to END

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C); Karine Charara, DMD

The ultimate goal of endodontic treatment is the prevention and/or treatment of apical periodontitis; such that there is complete healing and absence of infection1 while the overall long-term goal is the placement of a definitive, clinically successful restoration and preservation

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

A Complicated Endodontic Retreatment Using A New Cordless Obturation System: A Case Report

by Garry L. Bey, DDS

The main objective of endodontic treatment is the prevention and/or the elimination of apical periodontitis. This is achieved by instrumentation, disinfection, and obturation of the root-canal system in three dimensions. Gutta-percha is the most widely used and accepted obturation material

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Comparison of the Extrusion of Dentin Debris Using a New Instrumentation Concept

by David E. Jaramillo, DDS; Enrique Aguilar, DDS; Mario Leon, DDS; Raydolfo Aprecio, OD

Dentin chips, pulp tissue fragments, necrotic tissue, microorganisms and intracanal irrigants may be extruded from the apical foramen during the root canal treatment.1 This may be of great concern since material extruded from the apical foramen may be related to

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Choosing the correct instrumentation technique

by Barry H. Korzen, DDS; Pavel Cherkas, DDS

Choosing the correct instrumentation technique for any given clinical situation is a function of both the canal anatomy and the behavioral characteristics of the files being used. As clinicians, we are concerned about an instrument’s ability to shape the canal

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

An Endodontic Restorative Update

by Geoffrey L. Sas, BMSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

The primary objective of endodontic therapy is to prevent and treat apical periodontitis.1 To effectively achieve this goal, proper cleaning and shaping of the canals, irrigation, and a coronal seal are essential. The objectives of restorative dentistry are to properly

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Root Resorption: An Overview and Case Report Of Endodontic Management

by Craig Bellamy, DDS; Gevik Malkhassian DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Resorption can be defined as a condition associated with either a physiologic or a pathologic process resulting in a loss of dentin, cementum and/or bone.1 Imfeld describes resorption as the process of biological degradation and assimilation of substances or structures

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Multisonic Ultracleaning in Molars with the GentleWave System

by Prashanthi Vandrangi, PhD; Bettina Basrani, DDS, PhD

Scope of Conventional and Contemporary Endodontic TreatmentsThe aim of endodontic therapy is to eradicate microbial growth and prevent or treat periradicular disease.1 Successful canal disinfection employs both bio-mechanical and chemo-mechanical means of cleaning. Mechanical preparation, termed bio-mechanical cleaning, prepares the

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Just A Little Help From Our Friends

by Dr. Barry H. Korzen

Debate is healthy. It clarifies issues and it allows us to look at situations critically and with differing perspectives. In endodontics, as with the entire dental profession, debate has been present since its inception. Gutta percha vs. silver cones vs.

May 1, 2015 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Letters To The Editor

by Oral Health

Hi Janice, Firstly, having now read the March issue of Oral Health, I congratulate you on producing such a comprehensive high quality issue. It truly is a landmark and confirms my opinion that Oral Health is much the most adventurous