Endodontics Archive

Reasons for why your Dental Crown / Restorations Fall Out

Most of the people who are going to get or are having dental Crown have 2 questions in mind: Why do Dental Crown/Fillings/Restoration fall out ? This article will give you the reasons because of which your Dental Filling or Restoration may fall out. But remember that everyday in our Dental Clinic/Hospital/College we see many [&hellip

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Shapes of Access cavity preparations of Maxillary Teeth

Access cavity preparation is a step of Root Canal Treatment which marks the start of RCT and is one of the most important step as it requires knowledge of location and number of Root Canals present in every tooth, to understand the proper technique and location of starting and preparing the Access Cavity. Maxillary first [&hellip

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Shapes of Access cavity preparations of Mandibular Teeth

Access cavity preparation is a step of Root Canal Treatment which marks the start of RCT and is one of the most important step as it requires knowledge of location and number of Root Canals present in every tooth, to understand the proper technique and location of starting and preparing the Access Cavity. A Dental [&hellip

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Comparison of Physical Properties of Tooth Colored Restorative Materials

Tooth colored Restorative Dental Materials are being used more profusely in Dentistry as the need for Aesthetics has increased and the tooth colored materials are having similar properties to materials like Amalgam. Here i am going to compare the various physical properties of Tooth colored Restorative Dental Materials: Strength Compressive Strength Modulus of Elasticity Shrinkage during [&hellip

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What are the Micro organisms found in a Failed Endodontic Treated tooth with Apical Pathology or Apical Periodontitis

An Endodontic Treated tooth with Post operative Apical Periodontitis often is a result of improper BMP during Root Canal Treatment. Only a small number of species of micro organisms have been found in the root canals of  properly endodonticaly treated teeth which in follow up revealed a persisting Asymptomatic periapical radiolucencies. So in case of [&hellip

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Types of Bevels and their Uses in Tooth or Cavity Preperation

What is a Bevel ? Bevels are the anglulation which is made by 2 surfaces of a prepared tooth which is other than 90 degrees. Bevels are given at various angles depending on the type of material used for restoration and the purpose the material serves. Definition of Bevel: “Any abrupt incline between the 2 [&hellip

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Principles of Retentive Pins Placement in Dentistry

Retentive Pins: These are Pins which are used to improve the retention of the restoration. Pins retain the restoration in position and and hold the restoration and prepared tooth structure together and they also the tooth by Cross-Splinting of Weakened Cusps. Placing of Retentive pins should be planned and there are many factors to be [&hellip

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Abrasive materials used in Dentistry and their Uses

Abrasive materials are mainly minerals which are used in Finishing and Polishing a Restoration, Abrasive materials are used to remove the uneven or rough surface on the surface of restorative materials which will lead to debris accumulation and decrease the surface smoothness. These Dental Abrasive material particles coat the surface of the burs and act [&hellip

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What is Smartseal Obturation Technique its uses and advantages

Smartseal is a new kind of Obturation technique which takes help from the hydrophilic polymer technique. The company states that it is a point and paste technique which is being used for obturating the preparaed Root canal. The Smart paste rootcanal sealer expands on contact with water to fill in the voids in the root [&hellip

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What is the Use Importance and Location of Functional Cusp Bevel

Functional Cusp Bevel is the additional removal of tooth in a cavity preparation or tooth preparation in case of restorations. Functional Cusp Bevel increases the thickness of the otherwise thin Occluso-Axial junction of the restoration.   What is the use of Functional Cusp Bevel ? Additional thickness in this region is necessary because the Functional [&hellip

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Temperature and Pressure limits on tooth related to Aerator Bur speed in dentisty

Use of dental motor hand piece and aerator hand piece is a very vital part of many dental treatments like cavity preparation  access openings, tooth preparations for fpd ..etc. So every dentist must know the amount of pressure which has to be applied while using a aerator hand piece. As “Pressure is directly proportional to temperature or heat generated” and as we know the aerator rotates at a very high [&hellip

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What are Apex locators their Classification, Uses and types

Apex Locators are the instruments used in Endodontics to determine the Working length in Root Canal Treatment as an adjunct to Radiography. They are used to locate the Apical foramen by determining the Apical constriction or Cementodentinal junction. These are divided into 4 types based on the way the apex is located Classification of Apex [&hellip

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Classification of Injuries to periodontal tissues

Periodontal tissues are the the supporting structures surrounding teeth, which connect the tooth to bone and keep it in position, periodontal ligament is made up of fibres. Periodontal injuries lead to mobility of tooth and the various types of injuries caused due to injuries should be necessary for understanding the condition and preparing necessary treatment plan. [&hellip

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Characteristic types of pain in various dental conditions

Type of pain is asked during diagnosis and Dental case history to come to a conclusion based on the nature of the pain on the underlying condition or disease responsible. Different types of pains are characteristic of different types of dental diseases or conditions. It helps us in coming to a initial diagnosis of whether [&hellip

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