Endodontics

Overcoming Endodontic Procedural Failures: Part 2

(Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a series and continues the discussion...

The Set Up: Endodontic Predictability

Preparation When endodontics fails, it often fails before it even begins. In endodontics, technique...

Closed-System Negative Pressure Irrigation: A Serious Inflection Point in Root Canal Cleaning

The previous 25 years have seen great strides in improving endodontic instrumentation1 and obturation...

Root Resorption: Causes and Remedies

Root resorption (RR) is the progressive loss of dentin and cementum by the action...

Retreatment vs Extraction and Implant: Making Sound Clinical Treatment Decisions

The Hippocratic Oath was written sometime between 500 and 300 BCE by Hippocrates. Its...

Tips for Treating Patients With Limited Openings

One of the most difficult aspects for the clinician in doing root canal treatment...

Mastering Irrigation in Endodontics, Part 2

In a previous article, published in the September 2019 issue of Dentistry Today, I...

Interdisciplinary Endodontics

INTRODUCTION Endodontically treated teeth can be the weakest link in the aesthetic/restorative diagnosis and...

Insurgent RCT Concepts: Treating Molars With Severely Curved DL Roots

The case in Figure 1 is a dramatic example of 3 massive changes that...

Overcoming Endodontic Procedural Failures

INTRODUCTION Endodontic treatment involves many dependent procedures that are done in a consecutive manner....