Category Archives: PART2: methods of Root-Canal-Treatment

Recovery of wound

A. Before treatment: radiolucent image is present at arrow B. After root canal filling C. 2years later: radiolucent image have been disapeared Radiolucent image on x-ray films which suggests periapical lesions needs over 6 months to be diminished. Criteria for diagnose #Good on x-ray films (a year after treatment) 1.normal or periodontal ligament space within […]

Evaluation of root-canal-filling

X-ray film is one of the methods of evaluation of root filling quality. Root filling that reaches about -1 mm to root apex on the X-ray film is evaluated good. Under filling Dead space beyond the filling material might be place for bacteria growing. Over filling Overfilling might cause postoperative pain and continued inflammation disturb […]

surgical treatment

a.Gums are incised, and inflammatory tissue is seen. b.The apex of the root is cut by about 3mm, and the inflammatory tissue is taken out. c.The root is shortened. d.The root end is filled with cement. America Association of Endodontist

A limit of Root-Canal-Treatment

Only the main canal(above figure pink color) can be shaped physically. efficient cleaning of root canal would be achieved in only the part of main canal. Considerable pathogens would remain in accessory canal, certain prognosis is difficult to be expected. When the aging change joins, the root canal is complicated with calcification. The root canal […]

removal of fractured instruments

A. Instrument is fractured in the root canal, and adequate root canal cleaning  can`t be done in this state. B. fractured instrument is vibrated by ultrasonic instrument. C. fractured instrument is removed.

perforation repair

A perforation is a hole in the crown or root of the tooth that can occur naturally as a result of internal or external resorption. A perforation can also be caused by excessive tooth structure removal during root canal preparation. Perforation repair, followed by root canal therapy can often save the tooth. good result is […]

non-surgical treatment

non-surgical treatment (Conventional Root-Canal-Treatment) 1.Pulp must be removed because of Pulpitis caused by caries. 2.To anesthetize, and access cavity is performed 3.Hand file is used to remove infected pulp 4.Root canal has been cleaned, and gutta percha points and sealer are filled in the root canal. Crown is set finally.

Whether do you treat or not?

Whether do you treat or not? 1.  Root preservation or Tooth extraction First of all, the tooth must be considered the need to be preserved  in your mouth. For example, there is no-need  to preserve wisdom tooth which is not biting, or supernumerary tooth Before treatment, you should be recommended to consult with your doctor. […]