root canal


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root canal

the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerves and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity

root canal

[′rüt kə‚nal]
(anatomy)
The cavity within the root of a tooth, occupied by pulp, nerves, and vessels.
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The video and other resources addressing the safety of root canal treatment are available to patients and dental professionals at www.
To assess the severity of pain after root canal treatment, the VAS scale (visual analogue scale) with zero (no pain) to 10 (maximum pain) degrees was used.
No root canals, no crowns, no bridges and no implants.
MTA Fillapex is a new paste-paste MTA-based root canal sealer.
Both root canal treatment and implants are usually pain-free thanks to modern techniques of local anaesthesia.
Unfortunately, single-cone techniques have not historically met the challenges of providing a 3-dimensionally filled and sealed root canal system.
Fealing implies preventing the entrance in or the exit from the root canal of any microorganism products and the sealing of the endocanalicular system; furthermore it implies long lasting results in which the material sticks completely to the dentin thanks to the formed chemical bridges.
How in the good world can someone get root canal treatment free on the NHS and the government just pays the dentist for the filling on top, pounds 44.
The Government's chief dental officer Dr Barry Cockcroft has issued guidance to all dentists in England telling them to use reamers and files for root canal work only once.
provides a means for enhanced disinfection of the root canal prior to sealing
I had to undergo hours of oral surgery because the tooth abscessed and required a root canal.