Dr. Rick Schwartz discusses retreatment of five cases with varying outcomes Abstract Introduction: The GentleWave® device is claimed to provide more complete irrigation of the root canal system than traditional irrigation methods, potentially resulting in better treatment outcomes. One way to measure the efficacy of a clinical technique or device is to use it to …Read Case Study
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Dr. Gregori M. Kurtzman combines endodontic and restorative goals to achieve clinical success Introduction Endodontic treatment has trended to more conservative access as well as canal instrumentation to preserve as much tooth structure within the root and, specifically, the cervical region of the tooth, taking on a restorative-driven approach. Treatment outcome, especially long term, is …Read Case Study
Dr. Rico D. Short discusses this promising option for endodontic treatment Introduction Two commonly used sealers present two different challenges. Resin-based sealers will shrink upon setting, while calcium hydroxide and zinc-oxide eugenol-based sealers can resorb over time. In contrast, bioceramic sealers expand slightly during setting (typically less than 0.2% of total volume) and, once set, …Read Case Study
Drs. Michael W. Ford and Gerald N. Glickman discuss a promising technique to manage mandibular molar middle mesial anatomy and other complex anatomy Abstract Thorough cleaning and disinfection of the root canal system is the prerequisite for successful endodontic treatment. Hidden anatomy within the mesial roots of mandibular molars poses a special challenge to cleaning. …Read Case Study
Drs. Artur Henrique Cabral, Gabriella Lopes de Rezende Barbosa, Larissa Rodrigues Santiago, Alexia da Mata Galvão, and Maria Antonieta Veloso Carvalho de Oliveira discuss this surgical retreatment as a viable and effective option Abstract This article reports the association of endodontic treatment and microsurgery as the treatment choice for an extensive periapical lesion and a …Read Case Study
Drs. Eugenia Pilar Consoli Lizzi, Romina Chaintiou Piorno, and Pablo Alejandro Rodríguez focus on a case showing the distinctive anatomy of C-shaped canals Abstract Aim The aim of this report is to present a rare case report in which multiple C-shaped canals were diagnosed in an adolescent male. Case report A healthy 16-year-old Argentine male, …Read Case Study