apical periodontitis


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ap·i·cal per·i·o·don·ti·tis

inflammation of the periodontal ligament surrounding the root apex of a tooth; usually a consequence of pulpal inflammation or necrosis.

apical periodontitis

Etymology: L, apex, summit; Gk, peri, near, odous, tooth, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the tissues around the apex of a tooth root.

ap·i·cal per·i·o·don·ti·tis

(api-kăl perē-ō-don-tītis)
Inflammation of the periodontal ligament surrounding the root apex of a tooth; usually a consequence of pulpal inflammation or necrosis.

ap·i·cal per·i·o·don·ti·tis

(api-kăl perē-ō-don-tītis)
Inflammation of periodontal ligament surrounding root apex of a tooth; usually due to pulpal inflammation or necrosis.
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The present study aimed to evaluate the incidence of cemental tears from a prospective point of view and possible correlations between the cemental tears and age, gender, tooth type, tooth region, presence of apical periodontitis and the presence of previous root canal treatment.
faecalis in the root canals of those teeth associated with apical periodontitis due to endodontic treatment failure.
Apical root canal microbiota as determined by reverse-capture checkerboard analysis of cryogenically ground root samples from teeth with apical periodontitis.
Kvist, "Microbiological status of root-filled teeth with apical periodontitis," International Endodontic Journal, vol.
Case IV - (Fig 17 a-c) Tooth 16 presented with radiographic evidence of asymptom- atic apical periodontitis.
At the same time it has kept its basic core information from its first edition on apical periodontitis as a specific disease entity.
This second edition of a reference on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and etiology of apical periodontitis is updated with new research findings.
The purpose of this report is to present an unusual healing of immature permanent tooth with apical periodontitis after revascularization procedure.
Epidemiological studies reveal high prevalence of apical periodontitis in root canal treated teeth, though most cases remain asymptomatic.
The present article reports a case series of 2 cases of apical fenestration in necrotic immature permanent teeth associated with apical periodontitis and mucosal breakdown where the soft and hard tissue defects were successfully treated by orthodontic correction of abnormal tooth root position that eventually led to closure of fenestration followed by regenerative endodontic management of immature root apex with apical periodontitis.