periapical

periapical

 [per″e-a´pĭ-k'l]
surrounding the apex of the root of a tooth.

per·i·ap·i·cal

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl),
1. At or around the apex of a root of a tooth.
2. Denoting the periapex.

periapical

/peri·ap·i·cal/ (-ap´ĭ-k'l) around the apex of the root of a tooth.

periapical

[per′i·ap′ikəl]
Etymology: Gk, peri + L, apex, top
pertaining to the tissues surrounding the apex of a tooth root, including the periodontal membrane and the alveolar bone.

per·i·ap·i·cal

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl)
1. At or around the apex of a root of a tooth.
2. Denoting the periapex.

per·i·ap·i·cal

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl)
1. At or around apex of a tooth root.
2. Denoting the periapex.

periapical (per´ēā´pikəl),

adj enclosing or surrounding the apical area of a tooth root.
periapical abscess,
n an acute or chronic inflammation of the periapical tissues characterized by a localized accumulation of suppuration at the apex of a tooth. It is generally a sequela of pulp death of the tooth.
periapical granuloma,
n an accumulation of mononuclear inflammatory cells with an encircling aggregation of fibroblasts and collagen at the apex of the root of a tooth caused by chronic inflammation. Also called
chronic apical periodontitis.
periapical radiograph (PA),
n a radiograph that includes the tooth apices and surrounding periodontium in a particular intraoral area.
periapical radiographic survey,
n a complete series of intraoral radiographs that include the periapical portions of the tooth and its periodontium.
periapical tissue,
n the tissue located at the root end of a tooth. Usually consists of the connective tissue forming an attachment between the root and the alveolar bone.

periapical

surrounding the apex of the root of a tooth.
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The progressing erosion uncovered the dental pulp, caused inflammation and the formation of periapical abscesses.
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This book explains theoretical and technical aspects of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in endodontics and how it differs from traditional periapical projection radiography.
Because of its positive qualities like being non-toxic to periapical tissues, and its safe use with children, but considering its negative characteristics such as not having an antibacterial effect and not removing the smear layer, sterile saline solution is used in combination with other irrigation solutions (24,25).
intraoral periapical radiography (IOPAR), orthopantomography (OPG), occlusal radiography, conventional tomography, computed tomography (CT), and cone-beam CT (CBCT).
It was clearly visible from the preoperative periapical radiography.
are present as normal inhabitants, and thus, are frequently reported in teeth presenting with primary pulpal and periapical infections and also in unhealed periapical lesions (6, 7).
Background: The evaluation of periapical radiographic evidence of these foramina might be helpful to avoid hemorrhaging of the highly vascularized regions of the floor of the mouth.
Study inclusion criteria were as follows: periapical radiographs of mandibular first and second molars with radiographic furcation involvement (molars with restorations covering the CEJ were only included if the same restorations were present in subsequent x-rays); clear anatomical landmarks allowing for linear measurements to be taken between the fixed reference point (CEJ or restoration margin, fornix) and the radiographic apex; a minimum 5-year history of radiographs; comprehensive information on age, gender, presence of a medical conditions, tobacco use status, compliance with and frequency of periodontal treatment recommendations.
Periapical and bitewing radiographs had similar retake rates of 5.