From renowned endodontics experts Mahmoud Torabinejad, Ashraf Fouad, and Shahrokh Shabahang comes Endodontics: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition. This focused and extensively revised new edition contains all the clinically-relevant information needed to incorporate endodontics into general dentistry practice. Illustrated step-by-step guidelines and vivid online videos address the ins and outs of diagnosis, treatment planning, managing pulpal and periapical diseases, and performing basic root canal treatments. Updated evidence-based coverage also includes topics such as the etiology of disease, local anesthesia, emergency treatment, obturation, and temporization. It’s the perfect endodontics guide for both entry-level dental students and general dentists alike.
New to this edition
NEW! Sharper focus on the most clinically relevant content eliminates much of the basic science that you have already studied and focuses on the information and skills that are most-needed during clinical practice.
NEW! Fully updated, evidence-based content integrates the best clinical evidence with the practitioner’s clinical expertise and the patient’s treatment needs and preferences.
NEW! Expert Consult access is included via a unique pin-code to make the text relevant for both practitioners and students alike.
NEW! Mid-chapter questions check your understanding of the concept before moving onto the next topic.
Table of Contents:
1 Pathogenesis of Pulp and Periapical Diseases
2 Systemic Health Considerations in the Endodontic Patient and Geriatric Endodontics
3 Endodontic Radiology
4 Endodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
5 Differential Diagnosis of Pain and Radiolucencies of Non-Pulpal Origin
6 Endodontic Case Complexity and Working with the Specialist
7 Endodontic Armamentarium
8 Local Anesthesia
9 Endodontic Emergencies and Therapeutics
10 Management of the Vital Pulp and of Immature Teeth
11 Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries
12 Root Canal Anatomy
13 Isolation, Access Preparation, Working Length Determination
14 Cleaning and Shaping, Intra-canal Medications
15 Obturation and Temporization
16 Restoration of Endodontically-Treated Teeth
17 Bleaching Discolored Nonvital Teeth
18 Procedural Accidents
19 Non-Surgical Retreatment
20 Apical Microsurgery
21 Adjunctive Surgical Procedures
22 Endodontic Treatment Outcomes
Appendix: Pulpal Anatomy and Access Preparations
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