Endodontic diagnosis, pathology, and treatment planning :

Patel, Bobby.

Endodontic diagnosis, pathology, and treatment planning : mastering clinical practice / Bobby Patel. - Cham : Springer, c.2015. - xvii, 315 p. : ill. (col.) ; 24 cm.

Index : p. 307-315.

Includes bibliographical references.

Pain of dental/non dental origin -- Functions of the pulp -- Classification of pulpal and peri-apical disease -- Cysts -- Preoperative management -- Cleaning and sterilization -- Treatment planning and Decision making process -- Endodontic armamentarium -- Antibiotics and analgesics -- Examination and diagnosis -- Radiography and endodontics -- Anatomy and root canal morphology -- Rubber dam -- Local anaesthesia -- Endodontic-Periodontal relationship -- Orthodontic-endodontic relationship -- Systemic disease and endodontics.

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This book is intended as a practical guide to endodontic diagnosis, pathology, and treatment planning that avoids the pitfall of excessive theoretical information, common to many traditional endodontic textbooks. The coverage is comprehensive and encompasses such topics as disease classification, the endodontic armamentarium, anatomy, the role of different radiographic techniques, treatment decision making, preoperative management, the use of antibiotics and analgesics, and anesthesia. Numerous high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs are included to highlight key concepts and findings, and best practice is documented by means of clinical case examples. The provision of concise tips and recommendations ensures that the reader will quickly be able to find solutions to diverse endodontic challenges. In addition, the most relevant literature is reviewed in order to support and reinforce the discussed clinical concepts. The book will assist dental practitioners and endodontic trainees/specialists in planning the management of any endodontic case from first principles.



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