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Modern endodontic surgery concepts and practice: a review.
Endodontic surgery has now evolved into endodontic microsurgery. By using state-of-the-art equipment, instruments and materials that match biological concepts with clinical practice, we believe thatExpand
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Short-term observation of the results of endodontic surgery with the use of a surgical operation microscope and super-EBA as root-end filling material
Observations were made on the success of endodontic surgery with microsurgical techniques using Super-EBA cement as a root-end filling material. Ninety-four cases were treated by a single clinicianExpand
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The resected root surface. The issue of canal isthmuses.
Incomplete debridement of the canal isthmus is responsible for some surgical and nonsurgical endodontic failures. This article reviews the formation of canals isthmus and the new classificationExpand
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Long-term follow-up of cases considered healed one year after apical microsurgery.
A previous report demonstrated 96.8% healing within 1 yr after apical surgery was performed with the surgical operating microscope and Super-EBA as the root-end filling material. The purpose of thisExpand
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Incidence and position of the canal isthmus. Part 1. Mesiobuccal root of the maxillary first molar.
The mesiobuccal roots of 50 randomly selected maxillary first molars were examined to assess the incidence and position of the canal isthmus. Transverse serial sections of the apical 6 mm of eachExpand
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Chemical analysis of powder and set forms of Portland cement, gray ProRoot MTA, white ProRoot MTA, and gray MTA-Angelus.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the chemical composition and crystalline structures of Portland cement, gray ProRoot MTA (gray MTA), white ProRoot MTA (white MTA), and gray MTA-Angelus. STUDY DESIGN X-rayExpand
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Prospective clinical study evaluating endodontic microsurgery outcomes for cases with lesions of endodontic origin compared with cases with lesions of combined periodontal-endodontic origin.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of endodontic microsurgery by comparing the healing success of cases having a lesion of endodontic origin compared with cases having a lesion ofExpand
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Outcome of endodontic surgery: a meta-analysis of the literature--Part 2: Comparison of endodontic microsurgical techniques with and without the use of higher magnification.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate the outcome of root-end surgery. It identifies the effect of the surgical operating microscope or the endoscope on the prognosis of endodonticExpand
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A review of factors influencing treatment planning decisions of single-tooth implants versus preserving natural teeth with nonsurgical endodontic therapy.
One of the major issues confronting the contemporary dental clinician is the treatment decision between extracting a tooth with placement of a dental implant or preserving the natural tooth by rootExpand
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Principles of endodontic microsurgery.
  • S. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Dental clinics of North America
  • 1 July 1997
With bright illumination and magnification under the operating microscope, and addition of many microinstruments, endodontic surgery has become microsurgery. The microsurgical approaches allow theExpand
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