Harty

Harty's Endodontics in Clinical Practice

This is a new edition of the now classic book which has established itself as a standard text for dental students.

Audience

Dental students, general and vocational dental practitioners

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Published: May 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4431-1

Contents

  • 1 Introduction & overview

    Summary

    Introduction

    Modern endodontics

    Scope of endodontics

    Role of microorganisms

    Tissue response to root canal infection

    Quality assurance

    Recent developments

    Learning outcomes

    References

    2 General and systemic aspects of endodontics

    Summary

    Introduction

    Differential diagnosis of dental pain

    Maxillary sinus

    Systemic disease and endodontics

    Use of antibiotics in endodontics

    Control of pain and anxiety

    British National Formulary

    Learning outcomes

    References

    3 Diagnosis

    Summary

    Introduction

    History

    Examination

    Investigations

    Differential diagnosis

    Restorability

    Treatment options

    Specific endodontic treatment options

    Learning outcomes

    References

    4 Pulp space anatomy & access cavities

    Summary

    Introduction

    Nomenclature

    Accessory and lateral canals

    Location of apical foramina

    Variations in pulp space anatomy

    Effects of irritation dentine on pulp space

    Pulp space anatomy and access cavities

    Pulp space anatomy of primary teeth

    Apical closure

    Learning outcomes

    References

    5 Maintaining dental pulp vitality

    Summary

    Introduction

    Pulp-dentine complex

    Pulp response to irritants

    Pulpal irritants

    Management of deep caries

    Management of pulp exposure

    Regenerative developments

    Pulp response and maintaining pulp vitality

    Learning outcomes

    References

    6 Instrumentation in endodontics

    Summary

    Introduction

    Basic instrument pack

    Rubber dam

    Instruments for access cavity preparation

    Instruments for root canal preparation

    Devices to determine working length

    Irrigant delivery devices

    Instruments for retrieving broken instruments and posts

    Instruments for filling root canals

    Storage and sterilization of endodontic instruments

    Loupes, fibre-optic lights and operating microscopes

    Learning outcomes

    References

    7 Preparation of the root canal system

    Summary

    Introduction

    Gaining access to the root canals

    Working length determination

    Root canal irrigation

    Instrumentation techniques

    Controversies in root canal cleaning and shaping

    Learning outcomes

    References

    8 Intracanal medication

    Summary

    Introduction

    History

    Rationale and overview of applications

    Microbiology of endodontic infections

    Antimicrobial agents

    Resistance of oral microbes to medicaments

    Concept of predictable disinfection in endodontics

    Induction of hard tissue formation

    Pain of endodontic origin

    Exudation and bleeding

    Root resorption

    Tissue distribution of medicaments

    Tissue toxicity and biological considerations

    Suggested clinical procedures

    Learning outcomes

    References

    9 Root canal filling

    Summary

    Introduction

    Canal anatomy

    Access and canal preparation

    Criteria for filling

    Materials used to fill root canals

    Sealers

    Smear layer

    Gutta-percha

    Other methods of root canal filling

    Coronal restoration

    Follow-up

    Treatment outcome

    Learning outcomes

    References

    10 Surgical endodontics

    Summary

    Introduction

    Treatment choices

    Indications for periradicular surgery

    Preoperative assessment

    Surgical kit

    Surgical technique

    Periradicular surgery of particular teeth

    Repair of perforation

    Replantation/transplantation

    Regenerative procedures

    Treatment outcome - aetiology and evaluation

    Retreatment of surgical procedures

    Learning outcomes

    References

    11 Endodontics in primary teeth

    Summary

    Introduction

    Treatment of primary teeth

    Learning outcomes

    References

    12 Endodontic aspects of traumatic injuries

    Summary

    Introduction

    History, examination and immediate management

    Types of injury

    Effects of trauma on the dental tissues

    Management of primary teeth

    Management of permanent teeth

    Root canal treatment of immature teeth

    Avoidance of cervical root fracture

    Surgical treatment of immature teeth

    Revascularisation treatment of immature teeth

    Regenerative treatment of immature teeth

    Auto-transplantation of an immature premolar into the incisor space

    Complications

    Orthodontic treatment

    Learning outcomes

    References

    13 Marginal periodontitis & the dental pulp

    Summary

    Anatomical considerations

    Effect of inflamed pulp on the periodontium

    Effect of marginal periodontitis on the pulp

    Classification

    Complications due to radicular anomalies

    Alternatives to implants

    Learning outcomes

    References

    14 Problems in endodontic treatment

    Summary

    Emergency treatment

    Failure of anaesthesia in acute inflammation

    Problems with preparation of the root canal system

    Problems with filling of the root canal system

    Learning outcomes

    References

    15 Restoration of endodontically treated teeth

    Summary

    Introduction

    Effects of endodontic treatment on the tooth

    Survival of the endodontically treated tooth

    Timing the restorative procedure

    Restoration choice

    Posts

    Learning outcomes

    References

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