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May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Conservative Management of a Rare Type III Dens Invaginatus Associated with Immature Teeth and Large Periradicular Disease: A Case Report with 3-Year Follow-Up

by Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Alanna Junaid, BSc, DMD, BSc Dent.; Giselle Nevares, DDS, MSc, PhD.

keywords: Dens invaginatus, endodontic treatment, pulp diagnosis, cone-beam computed tomography. Abstract Dens invaginatus (DI) is a dental anomaly resulting from an infolding of the enamel organ into the dental papilla during tooth development. This article elucidates how non-surgical endodontic treatment

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Trends Towards Conservative Endodontic Treatment

by Bobby Nadeau, DDS; Dale Jung, DDS; Viraj Vora, DDS, MS

Introduction Consider a new patient who has come to a dental office and undergoes a screening examination. A quick look at any missing teeth may prompt a dentist to ask, why were these teeth lost? While patient responses may be

November 25, 2011 News Keeping you guessing

Interview: ‘The integrated systems provide enormous support for the user during root-canal preparation’

by ken

Dental Tribune November 25, 2011 Prof Emanuele Ambu is an internationally recognised endodontic expert. During the 15th Annual Congress of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), which took place from 14 to 17 September in Rome,Italy,the dedicated Italian specialist offered

October 16, 2011 News Endodontics

Mentoring using social network can come from ANYWHERE! and in any language!

by ken

From Brazil   CBCT with 3D evaluations, Xray, Operating Microscope, Micro- surgical instruments, ultrasonic, MTA, cameras to record, hours and hours reading, thinking,studying and developing clinical skills on manequins,patience and passion to find the best solution to the patient……………..what can

August 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

I DON’T THINK SO!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

Recent posting in Dr. Bicuspid referenced an article in August Journal of Endodontics wherein a preponderance of respondees in a survey replied that they would not refer to an endodontist to place implants……….In lieu of a comments reply, thought I’d

July 25, 2011 News EndodonticsPathologyPosition paper

Just because it’s a policy statement doesn’t make it accurate, reasonable, logical or appropriate………

by ken

The following comes from the Department of Health in Jolly Olde: This letter from the Chief Dental Officer (England) clarifies the situation with regard to decontamination and re-use of instruments, especially those used in endodontic treatment, in the context of

January 21, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodontics

The certify me, certify you blues….cbCT in endodontic diagnosis..where is Ricky Gervais when you need him?

by ken

by Jason J. Hales D.D.S., M.S. Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is a valuable tool in endodontic diagnosis. The following case illustrates how CBCT provides added diagnostic information not available through traditional 2D imaging. This patient was referred to our

December 15, 2010 News Endodontics

Long-Term Prognosis of Endodontically Treated Teeth: A Retrospective Analysis of Preoperative Factors in Molars

by ken

Abstract  Introduction Long-term predictability of restored endodontically treated teeth is important for the decision of tooth retention versus extraction and implant placement. The purpose of this study was to validate the hypothesis that preoperative factors can predict the long-term prognosis

June 28, 2010 News Endodontics

Malpractice claims in endodontics – Are you surprised?

by ken

A recent study by Givol, Rosen, Taicher & Tsesis, published in the Journal of Endodontics, points out some interesting facts about malpractice claims in endodontics. Image via Wikipedia Endodontic claims are the most frequently filed malpractice claims in dentistry. It