access cavity


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access cavity

Etymology: L, accedere, to approach
a coronal opening to the center (pulp chamber) of a tooth, required for effective cleaning, shaping, and obturation of the pulp canals and chamber during endodontic or root canal therapy.

ac·cess cav·i·ty

(akses kavi-tē)
Removal of the pulp roof to gain direct access to the pulp chamber and all root canals
Synonym(s): access (2) .
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The primary anesthetic efficacy parameter in this study was the subjective evaluation of pain during access cavity preparation and pulp extirpation.
The main outcome of our study was the successful IANB on cold test at 45 minutes and successful IANB on access cavity.
Restoration of the Access Cavity and Postoperative Radiographs
Access cavity refinements may be required for stress- free entry to complex anatomy.
A sterile cotton pellet moistened with sterile water was placed over the canal orifice and the access cavity was sealed with Cavit (3M ESPE, Seefeld, Germany).
Proper access cavity preparation, probing the groove, lighting, magnification and multiple radiographs increase the chance of success of root canal treatment of mandibular third molar.
After rubber dam isolation and access cavity preparation under local anaesthesia, the pulpal floor showed separate mesiolingual canal and joined mesiobuccal and distal canals (C2 type- Semicolon shape, Melton et al.
If patient felt no pain or sensitivity to cold test 15 minutes after local anesthetic injection a rubber dam was placed and a standard endodontic access cavity was prepared.
On access cavity preparation and initial instrumentation (Table 3) 33 of the subjects who received lidocaine injection secured successful anesthesia whereas 35 of the subjects who received articaine injection experienced