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Endodontics

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

October 20, 2014 News Dental CareEndodonticsGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical news

Celebrity Spaces: Dr. Gary Glassman

by Kahaliah Richards

It is not unusual for dentist Dr. Gary Glassman (www.rootcanals.ca/www.drgaryglassman.com) to speak at the Society of Aesthetic Dentistry in Romania, or run a course called Train the Trainer in Prague. He is also involved as a professor in the new

September 8, 2014 News DentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral Health

Anti-pain agent shrinks oral cancers, leaves healthy tissues alone

by Asnan Portal

Oral cancers strike thousands of Americans annually, inflicting pain and shortening their lives. New research has shown that an agent called capsazepine reduced the oral tumors in mice without damaging surrounding tissues. It’s a hopeful start with more work to

June 12, 2014 News DentistryEndodonticsOral HealthPeriodonticsProsthodontics

Top Dentists Come Together to Save Natural Teeth

by The American Association of Endodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American College of Prosthodontists

The American Association of Endodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American College of Prosthodontists co-host symposium July 19-20, 2014 “How can I save my tooth?” is one of the most significant questions a patient can ask. In an

May 8, 2014 News DentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral Health

The American Association of Endodontists Honors Seven Individuals at Annual Session

by The American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists recognized seven individuals with the organization’s highest honors and awards during its recent 2014 Annual Session in Washington, D.C. Those honored are: Eddy Skidmore, D.D.S., M.S., received the AAE’s highest honor, the Edgar D. Coolidge

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

CBCT: Is “Big Brother” Watching Us?

by Dr. Gary Glassman

There’s a new sheriff in town. And its name is the CBCT; (Cone Beam Computed Tom­og­raphy (CBCT)) the ultimate critical evaluator of quality endodontics. For the past 100 years, the objective of dentistry has always been and always should be

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

Keeping Up with Technology

by Dr. Barry H. Korzen

Endodontics has often been referred to as “a big issue over a little tissue.” But if you counted the number of new file systems, new file designs, new technologies, etc., the adjective “big” doesn’t come close to describing what is

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

A Complicated Endodontic Retreatment Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography Scanning as a Diagnostic Aid: A Case Report

by Garry Bey, DDS

The primary goal of endodontic therapy is to create an environment that promotes and maintains the roots of a tooth in a healthy periodontium. This allows the tooth to be properly restored and returned to function. The goals of both

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

Rationale for the Suggested Use of Fiber Post Segments in Composite Core Build-ups for Endodontically Treated Teeth

by Leendert Boksman, DDS, BSc, FADI, FICD; Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(c)

The restoration of teeth utilizing composites still presents a myriad of clinical challenges for the dental clinician. This is especially true for extensively broken down teeth and as well, those teeth which have been accessed endodontically. Fiber posts such as

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

Success for the Best, Survival for the Rest

by Joel Fransen, BSc(OT), DMD

Should a tooth be saved or should it be extracted and an implant placed? Is basing a comparison between implant retention and RCT success on endodontic outcome measures reliable? The short answer is no. Strindberg’s criteria (1956) and the PAI

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

Surgical Management of Invasive External Cervical Root Resorption Aided by Cone-Beam Computed Tomography: A CASE REPORT

by Karine Charara, DMD; Andrei Ionescu, DMD; Jason Gagliardi, MSc, DDS

INTRODUCTIONThe clinical presentation of invasive external cervical root resorption (IECR) varies considerably and usually involves painless destruction of tooth structure that can often go unnoticed by patients and clinicians alike. While some teeth with highly vascular granulation tissue within the

May 1, 2014 Feature DentistryEndodonticsGeneral Practice

Ahead of the Curve: Using New Technology & Metallurgy to Address Endodontic Challenges

by Peter Z. Tawil, DMD, MS, FRCD(C); Derek J. Duggan, BA, BDS, MS

Each day, clinicians all over the world treat a wide variety of root canal systems, with often-complex canal configurations. The primary objectives of endodontic treatment are the optimal removal of bacteria and their substrate while preserving the original shape of

March 25, 2014 News DentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral Health

Women’s 4th ANNUAL WEEKEND DENTAL Conference

by Clinical Research Dental

Women’s 4th ANNUAL WEEKEND DENTAL Conference JUNE 5-7, 2014  Whiter, Brighter, Healthier Teeth How to Restore Your Health; Reduce Stress and Decrease Belly Fat Successful Endodontics: Restorative Considerations Before, During, and After Endodontic Treatment Sharpen Your Artistic Edge and Create

February 20, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryEndodonticsMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties Marks 25 Years of Endodontic Innovation

by DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties

DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties recently celebrated its 25th year of advancing the specialty of endodontics through innovative products, clinician support and world-class continuing education. The company was founded as Tulsa Dental Products by Dr. Wm. Ben Johnson, DDS, in October