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.

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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Sixteen patients with chronic apical periodontitis (six men and ten women; age range 41-69 years, mean age=58.42[+ or -]2.25 years) participated in the study.
Contingency table (N/%) for self-reported history of root canal treatment (SRHRCT) in relation to the presence of root canal treatment (RCT) and apical periodontitis (AP).
Vera, "Microbial status of apical root canal system of human mandibular first molars with primary apical periodontitis after one-visit' endodontic treatment," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology, vol.
Community as the unit of pathogenicity: an emerging concept as to the microbial pathogenesis of apical periodontitis.Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2009; 107:870-8.
Prevalence of apical periodontitis relative to endodontic treatment in an adult Dutch population: a repeated cross-sectional study.
People are commonly faced with dental pulp apical periodontitis caused by factors such as deformity, caries or injuries, which may lead to the growth termination of the root of permanent teeth.
gracilis in 6 (21.4%), including 2 (16.7%) of 12 who had acute apical periodontitis and 4 (23.5%) of 17 who had acute periradicular abscess (4).
faecalis in the saliva and root canals of teeth associated with apical periodontitis due to endodontic treatment failure in the same patient.