Endodontics

Restraint: The Lost Art of Endodontics

I have a confession. I am a dreamer! And, as such, I have always...

The Infamous MB2 Canal: How to Find and Treat It

Figure 1. The early work of Dr. Walter Hess showed the presence of MB1...

3-D Endodontic Instrumentation: Revision of a Historical Protocol

INTRODUCTION The goal of the instrumentation phase of root canal therapy is to debride,...

Endodontic Instrumentation and Obturation Techniques: Do They Conform to Endodontic Principles?

Figure 1. An illustration showing the vulnerable section of rotary NiTi instruments during instrumentation....

Endodontics 101: Back to Basics

Much has changed in global endodontics during the past 40 years, and a great...

Endodontic Treatment Advances: Apical Cleaning and Apical Shaping Limits

Figure 1. Examples of modern endodontic devices that have been embraced by endodontists. INTRODUCTION...

The Role of 3-D CBCT in Endodontics

INTRODUCTION In endodontics, we “do it in the dark…” …Until the endodontic light bulbs...

Clinical Tips for Instrumenting Calcified Canals

INTRODUCTION Since people are living longer and keeping their teeth longer, we need to...

The Benefits of CBCT 3-D Technology for the GP

INTRODUCTION As a general dentist (GP), anatomy can occasionally throw you for a loop....

Rotary vs Reciprocation: “How Do I Choose?”

INTRODUCTION As a practicing endodontist and a clinical endodontic educator for more than 30...