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endodontics

 [en″do-don´tiks]
the branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect the tooth pulp, root, and periapical tissues.

en·do·don·tics

(en'dō-don'tiks),
A field of dentistry concerned with the biology and pathology of the dental pulp and periapical tissues, and with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in these tissues.
[endo- + G. odous, tooth]

endodontics

(ĕn′dō-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue.

en′do·don′tic adj.
en′do·don′tist n.

en·do·don·tics

, endodontia , endodontology (en'dō-don'tiks, shē-ă, -don-tol'ŏ-jē)
A field of dentistry concerned with the diseases and injuries of the dental pulp and periapical tissues, and with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in these tissues.
[endo- + G. odous, tooth]

en·do·don·tics

(en'dō-don'tiks)
Field of dentistry concerned with biology and pathology of dental pulp and periapical tissues, and with prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in these tissues.
Synonym(s): endodontia, endodontology.
[endo- + G. odous, tooth]
References in periodicals archive ?
Endodontic treatment is an economical way to preserve a tooth in function, especially when the cost of tooth loss and replacement is so high.
Revascularization and periapical repair after endodontic treatment using apical negative pressure irrigation versus conventional irrigation plus triantibiotic intracanal dressing in dogs' teeth with apical periodontitis.
In dental medicine, the surgical microscope has become increasingly important for high-quality and successful surgeries, particularly in the field of endodontics. A microscope supports the dentist to conduct micro-invasive surgeries which aim to preserve the tooth substance, conserve the tissue, minimize the risks and reduce healing time.The biggest challenge faced by endodontist world is not failure in providing accurate treatment, that is something purely dependent on the technical skills and knowledge of the dentist which can be improved, but not having a detailed visualization of the surgical field does make treatment very difficult
However, students who attended the revised clinical training module reported a lower need for extra education in endodontics to maintain their competence than students who attended the former clinical training module.
Pitt Ford, "Comparative investigation of marginal adaptation of mineral trioxide aggregate and other commonly used rootend filling materials," Journal of Endodontics, vol.
Aggarwal, "C-shaped palatal canal in maxillary second molar mimicking two palatal canals diagnosed with the aid of spiral computerized tomography," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics, vol.
Clinical regenerative endodontics has been focused on immature teeth because they have a greater chance of pulp tissue regeneration.
Several advanced radiography techniques have been in use in endodontics, namely CT, CBCT, TACT, micro-CT and OCT for in vitro studies.
[2.] Professor & HOD, Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore.
Mancini, "Smear layer removal by auxiliary chemical substances in biomechanical preparation: a scanning electron microscope study," Journal of Endodontics, vol.