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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Endodontic access was begun 10 minutes after solution deposition, success (anesthetic efficacy) was defined as none or mild pain (Visual Analogue Scale recordings) on endodontic access preparation or pulp extirpation.
The patients were instructed to raise their hands if any pain was felt during access preparation and pulp extirpation.
The patients were instructed to definitively rate any discomfort or pain during access preparation and pulp extirpation by using a Heft-Parker 10- cm VAS (Fig 1).
Square access preparation for reconstruction, power supply, lighting and subscriber networks, environmental clean-up and installation of small architectural forms, the public toilet and external plumbing networks project supervision.
The facility's procedure was reviewed and enhanced to include additional access preparation steps.
The cannulation procedure for buttonhole access should begin with access preparation, including a four step approach:
3 For a successful treatment outcome careful interpretation of angled radiographs proper access preparation and a detailed exploration of the interior of the tooth are essential prerequisites.
However, the modification in the access preparation may be required to permit the instrument to penetrate, unimpeded, to the apical constriction i.
Emphasizing the biological rationale rather than how-to instructions, they address key clinical areas for a range of pulp and periapical conditions, and give advice on access preparations, cleaning and shaping, obturation, and temporization and restoration.