Aetiology of root canal treatment failure: why well-treated teeth can fail.

@article{Siqueira2001AetiologyOR,
  title={Aetiology of root canal treatment failure: why well-treated teeth can fail.},
  author={J F Siqueira},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          1-10
        }
}
  • J. Siqueira
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • International endodontic journal
LITERATURE REVIEW Root canal treatment usually fails when the treatment is carried out inadequately. However, there are some cases in which the treatment has followed the highest standards yet still results in failure. In most of the cases, the endodontic failure results from persistent or secondary intraradicular infection. Extraradicular infections may also be implicated in the failure of some cases. In addition, it has been claimed that a few cases can fail because of intrinsic or extrinsic… Expand

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