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Clinical implications of Enterococcus faecalis microbial contamination in root canals of devitalized teeth: Literature review
(Facultad de Odontología, 2015)
Bacterial diversity in primary and secondary/persistent endodontic infections by Checkerboard DNA-DNA Hybridization technique
Introduction: One of the main advantages of the molecular diagnostic methods is detecting microorganisms using the bacterial DNA, leading to a more accurate microbial characterization. Objective: This paper aims to study ...
Endodontic medicine: Interrelationships among apical periodontitis, systemic disorders, and tissue responses of dental materials
Endodontic medicine, which addresses the bidirectional relationship between endodontic infections and systemic diseases, has gained prominence in the field of endodontics. There is much evidence showing that while systemic ...
Assessment of success rate of endodontic treatment performed by Brazilian undergraduate students
Objective: The aim of this paper was to evaluate the success rate of endodontic treatments performed by undergraduate students at São Paulo State University (Brazil). Methods: A random sample of 94 records from 85 patients ...
Endodontic treatment of birradicular maxillary canine: case report
This paper describes an unusual case of right maxillary canine with two roots. This is the fourth finding that has been reported in the literature. A 66-year-old female patient was referred to endodontic treatment in the ...
Physicochemical and mechanical properties of zirconium oxide and niobium oxide modified Portland cement-based experimental endodontic sealers
Aim: To evaluate the physicochemical and mechanical properties of Portland cement-based experimental sealers (ES) with different radiopacifying agents (zirconium oxide and niobium oxide micro- and nanoparticles) in comparison ...
Influence of hypertension on oral infections and endodontic treatment
Hypertension is characterized by peripheral vascular resistance that leads to blood pressure increase and several systemic changes that may negatively influence one's oral health. Thus, the aim of this study was to conduct ...
Restoration of endodontically treated teeth
The restoration of endodontically treated teeth is one of the most challenging situations of the dentist`s clinical practice, because it involves procedures related to several areas, such as Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, ...
The use of ultrasound for cleaning the surface of stainless steel and nickel-titanium endodontic instruments
(Blackwell Science, 2001-12-01)
Aim the aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of ultrasound in cleaning the surface of stainless steel and Ni-Ti endodontic instruments.Methodology Twenty nickel-titanium instruments (10 Quantec files and 10 ...
Cavernous sinus thrombosis followed by brain ischaemia in a type-1 diabetic patient: a persistent endodontic infection report
Central nervous system infections and cavernous sinus thrombosis are associated with high mortality rates and may be a consequence of oral infection propagation. A 24-year-old woman has attended a private dental office ...