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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
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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 effect of root canal work on patients' oral health-related quality of life was compared to other kinds of dental work such as tooth extraction, restoration of teeth, repairs to the teeth or gum treatment, preventative treatment and cleaning," Dr Chew added.
Although, it is considered as a standard measure for endodontic instrumentation in the dentinal portion of root canal but it is difficult to achieve because the of variation of major foramen relation with the cementodentinal junction.
A 20-year-old male patient was redirected to Faculty of Medicine Otolaryngology clinic from Faculty of Dentistry to examine the root canal file that was dropped to the pharynx during root canal treatment.
EndoSequence BC sealer (Bras-seler, Savannah, USA) has been recently developed to improve the seal of root canal filling.
As regards the increase in volume and non-instrumented surface area, statistically significant differences between groups PFCP and PP were found in the total portion of the root canal (p < 0.05; Table 1).
All 41 cases (100.0%) had a C-shaped root canal, none of which started at the cervical radicular portion.
The goal of this in vitro investigation was to appraise the effects of two different SAF working times and three different chelating agents on the push-out bonding strength of root canal fillings in ovoid-shaped root canals.
Almost nine out of 10 patients never required root canal treatment but most were unnecessarily lured into the invasive treatment, an Abu Dhabi doctor has said.
org), a root canal involves removal of the diseased pulpal tissue.