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Treatment of maxillary first premolars with three root canals (case report)

Drs. Yuriy Riznyk, Svitlana Riznyk, and Khrystyna Sydorak discuss how modern instrumentation can make it more viable to tackle rare and complex root canal systems The development of equipment and instrumentation techniques has made it possible to solve difficult clinical cases in endodontics (Berutti, et al., 2009). However, irrespective of the continuous improvement of technology, …

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A clinical case of a necrotic UR6 associated with periapical periodontitis

Dr. John Rhodes demonstrates a methodical approach using reciprocating nickel-titanium instruments Curved and sclerosed canals can raise difficulties for the operator during root canal treatment resulting in iatrogenic errors. In this case, challenging root canal anatomy in a maxillary molar (UR6) was successfully negotiated using a methodical approach and reciprocating nickel-titanium instruments. Clinical examination A …

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Removal of fractured endodontic instruments: a report of two cases

Drs. Casper H. Jonker and Carel (Boela) van der Merwe report on treatments for this stressful and unpleasant situation for endodontists Abstract The separation of an endodontic instrument within the root canal system can be one of the most stressful and unpleasant situations with which the clinician can be confronted. These fractures often occur due …

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Risk assessment of endodontic-related nerve injuries: part 2

In the final part of two articles, Dr. Tara Renton explores risk assessment, diagnosis, and management of endodontic-related nerve injuries Minimizing risk Risk assessment of the patient and dental factors are very important. Patients over the age of 50 are less likely to recover from nerve injury. Certain medical conditions may predispose your patient to …

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