periapical abscess

Summary

Summary: Acute or chronic inflammation of tissues surrounding the apical portion of a tooth, associated with the collection of pus, resulting from infection following pulp infection through a carious lesion or as a result of an injury causing pulp necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Calcium hydroxide induced apexification with apical root development: a clinical case report
    J Soares
    Department of Dentistry, Federal University of the Vales of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Int Endod J 41:710-9. 2008
  2. ncbi The microbiota of acute apical abscesses
    J F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Av Alfredo Baltazar da Silveira, 580 Cobertura, Recreio, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Dent Res 88:61-5. 2009
  3. ncbi Treatment of a non-vital immature incisor with mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)
    Myriam Maroto
    Pediatric Dentistry Attention Program, School of Dentistry, Complutense University of Madrid UCM, Madrid, Spain
    Dent Traumatol 19:165-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Outcomes in patients hospitalized for periapical abscess in the United States: an analysis involving the use of a nationwide inpatient sample
    Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    Department of Developmental Biology, School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University, 188 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:1107-16. 2010
  5. ncbi Immature teeth with periradicular periodontitis or abscess undergoing apexogenesis: a paradigm shift
    Ling Huey Chueh
    Elite Dental Clinic, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Endod 32:1205-13. 2006
  6. ncbi Periapical abscess formation and resolution adjacent to dental implants: a clinical report
    N R Chaffee
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 85:109-12. 2001
  7. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction detection of Propionibacterium propionicus and Actinomyces radicidentis in primary and persistent endodontic infections
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:215-22. 2003
  8. ncbi Bacteroides forsythus in primary endodontic infections as detected by nested PCR
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Endod 29:390-3. 2003
  9. ncbi Endodontic treatment of dens invaginatus: a 5-year follow-up
    Alejandro Jaramillo
    Department of Endodontics, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud CES, Medellin, Colombia
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:e15-21. 2006
  10. ncbi Maxillary central incisor with two roots: a case report
    Francesco Rao Genovese
    J Endod 29:220-1. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Psychological distress in survivors of head/neck cancer
    Henrietta Logan; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Antimicrobial Gene Therapy
    George Huang; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Quantification of Host Markers in GCF Using CBIB
    Ricardo Teles; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications168 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Calcium hydroxide induced apexification with apical root development: a clinical case report
    J Soares
    Department of Dentistry, Federal University of the Vales of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Int Endod J 41:710-9. 2008
    ..To report the induction of apical root development by calcium hydroxide in teeth with pulp necrosis and periapical radiolucency...
  2. ncbi The microbiota of acute apical abscesses
    J F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Av Alfredo Baltazar da Silveira, 580 Cobertura, Recreio, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Dent Res 88:61-5. 2009
    ..Findings not only strengthen the association of many cultivable species with abscesses, but also include some newly named species and uncultivated phylotypes in the set of candidate pathogens associated with this disease...
  3. ncbi Treatment of a non-vital immature incisor with mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)
    Myriam Maroto
    Pediatric Dentistry Attention Program, School of Dentistry, Complutense University of Madrid UCM, Madrid, Spain
    Dent Traumatol 19:165-9. 2003
    ..At follow-up 12 months later, the tooth was asymptomatic and radiographically showed the initial repair of the radiolucent apical lesion...
  4. ncbi Outcomes in patients hospitalized for periapical abscess in the United States: an analysis involving the use of a nationwide inpatient sample
    Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    Department of Developmental Biology, School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University, 188 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:1107-16. 2010
    Severe infections resulting from periapical abscesses may warrant hospitalization. The authors conducted a study to investigate the factors affecting outcomes for patients hospitalized for periapical abscess in the United States in 2007.
  5. ncbi Immature teeth with periradicular periodontitis or abscess undergoing apexogenesis: a paradigm shift
    Ling Huey Chueh
    Elite Dental Clinic, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Endod 32:1205-13. 2006
    ..Our clinical observations support a shifting paradigm toward a conservative approach by providing a favorable environment for tissue regeneration. The mechanism of this continued development and formation of the root end is discussed...
  6. ncbi Periapical abscess formation and resolution adjacent to dental implants: a clinical report
    N R Chaffee
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 85:109-12. 2001
    ..The risk of periapical infection at teeth adjacent to implants must be minimized...
  7. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction detection of Propionibacterium propionicus and Actinomyces radicidentis in primary and persistent endodontic infections
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:215-22. 2003
    ..The purpose of our study was to assess the occurrence of these 2 species in different types of endodontic infections by using the sensitive 16S rDNA-based nested polymerase chain reaction approach...
  8. ncbi Bacteroides forsythus in primary endodontic infections as detected by nested PCR
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Endod 29:390-3. 2003
    ..forsythus may be involved in the pathogenesis of different forms of periradicular lesions...
  9. ncbi Endodontic treatment of dens invaginatus: a 5-year follow-up
    Alejandro Jaramillo
    Department of Endodontics, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud CES, Medellin, Colombia
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:e15-21. 2006
    ..A 5-year follow-up of both cases shows a complete periapical healing with bone formation at the site of the lesions...
  10. ncbi Maxillary central incisor with two roots: a case report
    Francesco Rao Genovese
    J Endod 29:220-1. 2003
    ..Management of a dual-rooted maxillary central incisor with a normal clinical crown is reported. The postoperative radiograph shows two distinct roots and canals...
  11. ncbi Fractured dens evaginatus and unusual periapical radiolucency
    Frederick C S Chu
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Dent Traumatol 18:339-41. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi Dens evaginatus--how does it present and how should it be managed?
    Wanda N Gaynor
    Oral Health Unit, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland
    N Z Dent J 98:104-7. 2002
    ..An important complication resulting from damage to the evagination is periapical abscess. When considering treatment options, the long-term prognosis of the tooth, its root length, the general ..
  13. ncbi Three-dimensional visualization of a mandibular first molar with three distal roots using computer-aided rapid prototyping
    Seung Jong Lee
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:668-74. 2006
    ..The CARP technique seems to be a useful imaging technology to document unusual root anatomy in clinical dentistry...
  14. ncbi Bleaching non vital primary teeth: case report
    Sandra Kalil Bussadori
    Pedodontics Department, Sindicato dos Odontologistas do Estado de São Paulo
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 30:179-82. 2006
    ..This clinical case shows a bleaching technique in devitalized primary teeth using bleaching agent with 35% hydrogen peroxide activated by photo polymerizer. This technique is simple and shows immediate satisfactory results...
  15. ncbi Efficacy of various intracanal medicaments against Enterococcus faecalis in primary teeth: an in vivo study
    Ozant Oncag
    Ege University, Faculty of Dentistry Department of Pedodontics, BornovaIzmir, Turkey
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 30:233-7. 2006
    ..As a conclusion, chlorhexidine gel with or without Ca(OH)2 was more effective than Ca(OH)2 alone against Enterococcus faecalis...
  16. ncbi Occurrence of two newly named oral treponemes - Treponema parvum and Treponema putidum - in primary endodontic infections
    I N Rôças
    Department of Endodontics, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 20:372-5. 2005
    ..This study assessed the occurrence of two newly named oral treponemes - Treponema parvum and Treponema putidum - in primary endodontic infections using a culture-independent identification technique...
  17. ncbi Comprehensive therapy of a fusion between a mandibular lateral incisor and supernumerary tooth: case report
    Ozant Oncag
    Ege University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Pedodontics, Bornova lzmir, Turkey
    Int Dent J 55:213-6. 2005
    ..Radiographs showed that the fused teeth had two distinct pulp chambers and canals. A diagnosis of chronic periapical abscess of the supernumerary tooth was made...
  18. ncbi Management of extra oral sinus cases: a clinical dilemma
    Neelam Mittal
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India
    J Endod 30:541-7. 2004
    ..The patients responded well, and the cutaneous lesions healed uneventfully. Improper diagnosis can lead to needless loss of teeth that can be otherwise maintained through timely and proper management...
  19. ncbi Dental alterations associated with X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets
    Claudio Maranhao Pereira
    Department of Semiology and Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba SP, Brazil
    J Endod 30:241-5. 2004
    ..We present three patients from the same family with X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets showing bone and dental alterations...
  20. ncbi Endodontic treatment of dens invaginatus type III with three root canals and open apical foramen
    M Jung
    Policlinic for Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Int Endod J 37:205-13. 2004
    ..To describe the conservative endodontic treatment and the 1-year follow-up of a permanent maxillary lateral incisor with dens invaginatus...
  21. ncbi Taurodontism in six molars: a case report
    S Sert
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Department of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Endod 30:601-2. 2004
    ..This case report describes taurodontism in six molars of one patient. There were two mandibular second molars and four maxillary molars. All of them were hypertaurodont...
  22. ncbi Treatment of primary teeth: endodontic therapy or extraction
    K Douglass Schmidt
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 82:4-6. 2003
  23. ncbi Microbiological examination of infected dental root canals
    B P F A Gomes
    Endodontics, Dental School of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 19:71-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the root canal microbiota of primary and secondary root-infected canals and the association of constituent species with specific endodontic signs and symptoms...
  24. ncbi Mandibular endodontic-related paresthesia
    George J Vasilakis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    Gen Dent 52:334-8. 2004
    ..A brief review of endodontic-associated paresthesia is provided, along with a description of the therapy and postoperative radiographs taken 20 months later...
  25. ncbi Combined endodontic therapy and surgery in the treatment of dens invaginatus Type 3: case report
    Ulisses Xavier da Silva Neto
    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    J Can Dent Assoc 71:855-8. 2005
    ..A case of dens invaginatus Type 3 in a maxillary lateral incisor with a periapical lesion and its successful treatment by these combined methods is reported...
  26. ncbi Zinc oxide-eugenol and calcium hydroxide pulpectomies in baboon primary molars: histological responses
    P Cleaton-Jones
    Medical Research Council University of the Witwatersrand Dental Research Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 5:131-5. 2004
    ..To compare histological responses to zinc oxide-eugenol (ZOE) and calcium hydroxide (CH) pulpectomies in primary molar teeth with inflamed pulps...
  27. ncbi Pseudoramibacter alactolyticus in primary endodontic infections
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Endod 29:735-8. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi 21st century endodontics. Part 1
    Peter Carrotte
    Unit of Adult Dental Care, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow, UK
    Int Dent J 55:105-9. 2005
    ..It is hoped that readers will be encouraged by the series to question their own techniques, audit their outcomes, and adopt new techniques only after careful reflection of the underlying principles involved...
  29. ncbi The periapical space--a dynamic interface
    Paul V Abbott
    Oral Health Centre of WA, University of WA, Nedlands, WA, 6009
    Aust Endod J 28:96-107. 2002
    ..Practitioners must recognise and understand the different pathological entities and the dynamic interactions that occur in the periapical tissues in order to correctly diagnose and treat these conditions...
  30. ncbi Endodontic treatment of a three-rooted maxillary first premolar: a case report
    Karl F Woodmansey
    341st Medical Group, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, USA
    Gen Dent 54:420-4. 2006
    ..This case reminds dentists to be alert for variations in the root canal anatomy of maxillary first premolars...
  31. ncbi Bilateral fusion of mandibular second molars with supernumerary teeth: case report
    Eduardo Nunes
    Department of Endodontics, Pontificial Catholic University, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 13:137-41. 2002
    ..The rarity with which this entity appears, along with its complex characteristics, often make it difficult to treat. The endodontic management of one tooth is described, as well as the successful treatment of a periradicular lesion...
  32. ncbi Gemella morbillorum in primary and secondary/persistent endodontic infections
    Brenda P F A Gomes
    Endodontic Division, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:519-25. 2008
    ..To investigate the presence of Gemella morbillorum by culture or nested PCR in primary and secondary/persistent endodontic infections...
  33. ncbi Residual bacteria in root apices removed by a diagonal root-end resection: a histopathological evaluation
    S Lin
    Department of Endodontology, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int Endod J 41:469-75. 2008
    ..To assess bacteria in the apical portion of the root end after 45 degrees root-end resection in teeth with persistent periapical lesions...
  34. ncbi Obturation of a retained primary mandibular second molar using mineral trioxide aggregate: a case report
    G R Hartwell
    Endodontics Section, AEGD Program, Fort Benning, GA, USA
    J Endod 27:703-5. 2001
    ..It is not recommended for obturation of primary teeth that are expected to exfoliate since it is anticipated that Mineral Trioxide Aggregate would be absorbed slowly, if at all...
  35. ncbi Histological evaluation of electrosurgery and formocresol pulpotomy techniques in primary teeth in dogs
    O El-Meligy
    Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:81-5. 2001
    ....
  36. ncbi A new bacterial species associated with failed endodontic treatment: identification and description of Actinomyces radicidentis
    S Kalfas
    Department of Oral Microbiology, , Sweden
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:208-14. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The 2 cases of endodontic failure were infected with A radicidentis, a new Actinomyces species. This bacterium joins a restricted group of other microorganisms that have been associated with failure of root canal treatment...
  37. ncbi A paradigm shift in endodontic management of immature teeth: conservation of stem cells for regeneration
    George T J Huang
    University of Maryland, College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, 650 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, United States
    J Dent 36:379-86. 2008
    ..This article will review the new concept of regenerative endodontics in the management of immature permanent teeth. The potential role of stem cells to regenerate immature permanent teeth after conservative treatment will be discussed...
  38. ncbi Microbiological evaluation of primary endodontic infections in teeth with and without sinus tract
    L M Sassone
    Proclin Department, School of Dentistry, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Endod J 41:508-15. 2008
    ..To examine the microbiological status of primary endodontic infections in teeth with and without a sinus tract...
  39. ncbi Microbiology and management of endodontic infections in children
    Itzhak Brook
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, USA
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 28:13-7. 2003
    ..These agents include amoxicillin-clavulanate, clindamycin or the combination of metronidazole plus amoxicillin or a macrolide...
  40. ncbi A clinical evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate for root-end closure of non-vital immature permanent incisors in children-a pilot study
    Spyridoula Sarris
    Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, England, UK
    Dent Traumatol 24:79-85. 2008
    ..However, larger clinical studies are required to evaluate the long-term success of this procedure...
  41. ncbi Non-surgical root canal treatment of dens invaginatus type 2 in a maxillary lateral incisor
    T Tsurumachi
    Department of Endodontics, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Endod J 35:68-72. 2002
    ..To describe the clinical management of an unusual dens invaginatus type 2...
  42. ncbi Dens evaginatus: a diagnostic and treatment challenge
    Shelly Stecker
    University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:190-3. 2002
    ..Tubercles frequently are susceptible to fractures and pulpal complications...
  43. ncbi Case # 8. Post perforation repair
    Mark D Magura
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:25-6. 2002
  44. ncbi Case # 2. Mandibular incisor retreatment of silver points
    Carl W Newton
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:13-4. 2002
  45. ncbi Revascularization of necrotic pulp of immature teeth with apical periodontitis
    Joseph A Petrino
    VA Medical Center Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Northwest Dent 86:33-5. 2007
  46. ncbi Equivalency study of histological responses to complete or partial pulpotomies in inflamed baboon immature first permanent molars
    P Cleaton-Jones
    University of the Witwatersrand, Dental Research Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa
    SADJ 62:062-5. 2007
    ..Clinical studies in humans suggest that this may also be an acceptable technique for carious exposed pulps in molar teeth, but objective histological evidence to support this perception is lacking...
  47. ncbi Interappointment emergencies in teeth with necrotic pulps
    Tayfun Alacam
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Gazi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey
    J Endod 28:375-7. 2002
    ..05). There were significantly more painful flare-ups in mandibular teeth than in maxillary (p < 0.05)...
  48. ncbi Endodontic and periodontal treatments of a geminated mandibular first premolar
    S Aryanpour
    Department of Dental Medicine and Stomatology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Endod J 35:209-14. 2002
    ..To describe a rare case of gemination involving a mandibular first premolar...
  49. ncbi Garre's sclerosing osteomyelitis
    R Suma
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Davangere 577 004, Karnataka, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 25:S30-3. 2007
    ..The elimination of periapical infection was achieved by endodontic therapy and the complete bone remodeling was seen radiographically after three months follow-up...
  50. ncbi Non-surgical root canal treatment of dens invaginatus type 2 in a maxillary lateral incisor
    T Tsurumachi
    Department of Endodontics, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Endod J 35:310-4. 2002
    ..To describe the clinical management of an unusual dens invaginatus type 2...
  51. ncbi Pyogenic liver abscess with Prevotella species and Fusobacterium necrophorum as causative pathogens in an immunocompetent patient
    Wei Yi Lei
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Mackay Medicine, Nursing and Management College, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:253-7. 2009
    ..A periapical abscess in the upper left molar area was seen on his dental X-ray...
  52. ncbi Periodontal status in two siblings with severe congenital neutropenia: diagnosis and mutational analysis of the cases
    Sema S Hakki
    Selcuk University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, Konya, Turkey
    J Periodontol 76:837-44. 2005
    ..The disease is characterized by a maturation arrest of neutrophil precursors at the promyelocytic stage of differentiation and by extremely low levels of mature neutrophils in peripheral blood...
  53. ncbi A clinicopathologic correlation in the diagnosis of periradicular lesions of extracted teeth
    Osawe Felix Omoregie
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1387-91. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi Estimation of salivary amylase and total proteins in leukemia patients and its correlation with clinical feature and radiographic finding
    L Ashok
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, India
    Indian J Dent Res 21:486-90. 2010
    ..The oral manifestations of the leukemias occur early in the course of the disease and these oral features can at times act as a diagnostic indicator. Saliva has been used as a diagnostic aid in a number of systemic diseases...
  55. ncbi Continued root formation after replantation and root canal treatment in an avulsed immature permanent tooth: a case report
    Su Hsin Wang
    Department of Dentistry Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Dent Traumatol 26:182-5. 2010
    ..A root canal procedure was initiated due to pulp necrosis and periapical abscess detected in the follow-up period...
  56. ncbi Endosurgical treatment of a retrobulbar abscess in a rabbit
    David Martinez-Jimenez
    Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:868-72. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi Prevalence of oral lesions among a sample of Bangladeshi medical users aged 40 years and over living in Tower Hamlets, UK
    N Pearson
    Tower Hamlets Healthcare NHS Trust, Community/Salaried Dental Services, Dental Department, St Leonard's Primary Care Centre, Nuttall Street, London E1 5LZ, UK
    Int Dent J 51:30-4. 2001
    ..Sensitively tailored health promotion interventions, which aim to reduce tobacco use, should be developed for this population...
  58. ncbi Anatomical redesign for the treatment of dens invaginatus type III with open apexes: a literature review and case presentation
    Adrian Silberman
    Division of Surgical, Therapeutic and Bioengineering Sciences, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:180-5. 2006
    ..The complexity of the internal anatomy may create challenges for the complete removal of the diseased pulpal tissue and the subsequent sealing of the canal system...
  59. ncbi Conventional and surgical endodontic retreatment of a maxillary first molar: unusual anatomy
    I Ping Chen
    Department of Endodontics, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Endod 32:228-30. 2006
    ..Conventional retreatment followed by endodontic surgery was performed and a 1-year postoperative radiograph shows apparent periapical healing...
  60. ncbi Cemento-osseous dysplasia, a radiological mimic of periapical dental abscess
    Cory M Resnick
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Emerg Radiol 15:367-74. 2008
    ..radiographs, and computed tomography examinations to and must be distinguished from the more common periapical abscess in order to avoid inappropriate intervention...
  61. ncbi X-linked hypophosphatemia: dental and histologic findings
    Puneet Batra
    Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Delhi, India
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:69-72. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to review the features of this disorder and to discuss the risks and benefits of the treatment options suggested in the literature...
  62. ncbi Immediate implant placement into infected and noninfected extraction sockets: a pilot study
    Seok Woo Chang
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, The Institute of Oral Health Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwondong, Gangnamgu, Seoul, Korea
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:197-203. 2009
    ..This study compared the osseointegration of immediate implants in dogs in infection-free sites and in sites with periradicular lesions which were removed by simulated periradicular surgery...
  63. ncbi Regenerative endodontic treatment for necrotic immature permanent teeth
    Ling Huey Chueh
    Elite Dental Clinic, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Endod 35:160-4. 2009
    ..We conclude that immature permanent teeth with pulp necrosis and apical pathosis can still achieve continued root development after proper short-term or long-term regenerative endodontic treatment procedures...
  64. ncbi A case of cutaneous odontogenic sinus
    Hiroo Yasui
    Department of Dermatology, Kanmon Medical Center National Hospital Organization, 1 1 1 Ushiroda Cho, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Dermatol 32:852-5. 2005
    ..an orthopantogram, showed a radiolucent alveolar area at the left lower first molar apex, suggesting a periapical abscess. Antibiotic therapy for three weeks associated with surgical root canal therapy eliminated the subcutaneous ..
  65. ncbi Dentinal dysplasia type I: report of a case
    P E Shankly
    Unit of Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, UK
    Int J Paediatr Dent 9:37-42. 1999
    ..In this case, despite diagnosis being made at an early age and the provision of regular dental care, the patient is now losing teeth because of spontaneous abscess formation...
  66. ncbi Enhanced expression of activation-associated molecules on macrophages of heterogeneous populations in expanding periapical lesions in rat molars
    N Suzuki
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 44:67-79. 1999
    ..ED1 + cells in the established lesion at 28 days: (1) ED1++/class II MHC - /iNOS+ cells, located around the periapical abscess, and (2) ED1+/class II MHC+/ iNOS- cells with slender or dendritic morphology, distributed predominantly in ..
  67. ncbi Reconstruction and recovery of hemisectioned teeth using direct fiber-reinforced composite resin: case report
    Zuhal Kirzioglu
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Dent Child (Chic) 75:95-8. 2008
    ..It also emphasizes the advantages of the elimination of orthodontic and prosthetic treatment needs by different treatment strategies, especially in adolescent patients...
  68. ncbi A possible mechanism of maxillofacial abscess formation: involvement of Porphyromonas endodontalis lipopolysaccharide via the expression of inflammatory cytokines
    Y Murakami
    Department of Oral Diagnosis, Meikai University School of Dentistry, 1-1 Keyakidai, Sakado City, Saitama 350-0283, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 16:321-5. 2001
    ..These results suggest that P. endodontalis lipopolysaccharide plays an important role in the pathogenic mechanism of maxillofacial abscess formation via the expression of inflammatory cytokines...
  69. ncbi Gingival squamous cell carcinoma mimicking a dentoalveolar abscess: report of a case
    Jang Jaer Lee
    Department of Dentistry, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, National Taiwan University Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Endod 33:177-80. 2007
    ..Because many patients with gingival SCC visit dentists as their initial professional contact, it is hoped that the case can serve as a reminder for dentists to keep the possibility of carcinoma in mind when examining intraoral lesions...
  70. ncbi Access to dental care
    Lloyd A Wallin
    Northwest Dent 86:66. 2007
  71. ncbi Infections of the neck leading to descending necrotizing mediastinitis: Role of multi-detector row computed tomography
    Antonio Pinto
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, A Cardarelli Hospital, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 65:389-94. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi Case # 7. Mandibular molar retreatment
    Kenneth J Spolnik
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:23-4. 2002
  73. ncbi Pain and immunologic response to root canal treatment and subsequent health outcomes
    H L Logan
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:453-62. 2001
    ....
  74. ncbi Current practice in endodontics: 5. Obturation
    P V Carrotte
    Unit of Adult Dental Care, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow
    Dent Update 28:20-4. 2001
    ..By considering the objectives of their treatment, and their own level of expertise, readers may decide that one or more new techniques may benefit their practice...
  75. ncbi Update in dental implant periapical surgery
    Miguel Peñarrocha Diago
    Valencia University Medical and Dental School, Valencia, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 11:E429-32. 2006
    ..classified according to their evolutive stage as either acute (non-suppurated and suppurated) or chronic (or periapical abscess)...
  76. ncbi Antibiotic susceptibility of bacteria associated with endodontic abscesses
    J Craig Baumgartner
    Department of Endodontology, Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, Portland 97201, USA
    J Endod 29:44-7. 2003
    ..Clarithromycin seems to have efficacy, but it is still considered an antibiotic under investigation because the minimum inhibitory concentration has not been established...
  77. ncbi Facial sinus of dental origin
    R V Witton
    Dent Update 29:514. 2002
  78. ncbi Non-surgical management of infected type III dens invaginatus with vital surrounding pulp using contemporary endodontic techniques
    Vijay John
    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Endod J 34:4-11. 2008
    ..The use of contemporary endodontic techniques in the diagnosis, treatment planning and management of the case is highlighted...
  79. ncbi Tooth wear and dental pathology at the advent of agriculture: new evidence from the Levant
    Vered Eshed
    Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Am J Phys Anthropol 130:145-59. 2006
    ..2) Changes in food-preparation techniques and nondietary usage of the teeth explain much of the variation in tooth condition in populations before and after the agricultural revolution...
  80. ncbi Intramuscular haemangioma within depressor anguli oris
    R Chatterjee
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:234-5. 2007
  81. ncbi An interesting healing outcome of a replanted immature permanent tooth: a case report
    Hyunsook Chung
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Anyang, Korea
    Dent Traumatol 27:77-80. 2011
    ..The tooth showed signs of an acute periapical abscess at 2 weeks after replantation...
  82. ncbi Identification of herpesviruses types 1 to 8 and human papillomavirus in acute apical abscesses
    Dennis C Ferreira
    Institute of Microbiology Prof Paulo de Góes, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Endod 37:10-6. 2011
    ....
  83. ncbi Viral-bacterial associations in acute apical abscesses
    Dennis C Ferreira
    Institute of Microbiology Prof Paulo de Góes, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 112:264-71. 2011
    ..This study sought to investigate the possible associations between 9 candidate endodontic bacterial pathogens and 9 human viruses in samples from acute apical abscesses...
  84. ncbi Irrigating drains for severe odontogenic infections do not improve outcome
    Gary F Bouloux
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:42-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of irrigating surgical drains postoperatively in patients with severe odontogenic infections...
  85. ncbi A novel species-specific PCR assay for identifying Lactobacillus fermentum
    E M Dickson
    Infection and Immunity Research Section, University of Glasgow Dental School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ, UK
    J Med Microbiol 54:299-303. 2005
    ..fermentum DNA. This PCR assay provides a more rapid, specific and sensitive alternative to conventional culture methods for the identification of L. fermentum in clinical specimens...
  86. pmc Pathogenicity of exopolysaccharide-producing Actinomyces oris isolated from an apical abscess lesion
    K Yamane
    Department of Bacteriology, Osaka Dental University, Osaka, Japan
    Int Endod J 46:145-54. 2013
    ..To demonstrate a capacity for producing exopolysaccharides (EPSs) and an ability to form biofilm on abiotic materials of Actinomyces oris strain K20...
  87. ncbi [Dental care during pregnancy]
    Egea Luc
    Departement de parodontologie, UFR d Odontologie, 1, Place A Ricordeau, 44042 Nantes, France
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 122:1047-63. 2012
    ....
  88. ncbi Management of a non-vital central incisor tooth with three root canals
    Halla Zaitoun
    Unit of Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester MI5 6FH
    Dent Update 31:142-4. 2004
    ..Careful radiographic and clinical examination revealed a third root canal, which was subsequently treated, resulting in the resolution of symptoms and periapical healing...
  89. ncbi Case report: Uncommon maxillary lateral incisor with a type 3 invagination and C-shaped root canal system
    Ronald Riley
    Department of Endodontics, University of Missouri School of Dentistry, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 33:e91-3. 2012
    ..Successful outcome may be severely compromised in these cases and requires interdisciplinary approaches. This case study describes a maxillary lateral incisor with DI Type 3 that was refractory to treatment...
  90. ncbi Regenerative endodontics--biologically-based treatment for immature permanent teeth: a case report and review of the literature
    A Thomson
    School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
    Aust Dent J 55:446-52. 2010
    ..Preliminary research suggests that stem and progenitor cells from the pulp and/or periodontium contribute to continued root development when regenerative procedures are followed...
  91. ncbi Pyostomatitis vegetans. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    Juan Antonio Ruiz-Roca
    Student of the Master of Oral Surgery and Implantology, University of Barcelona Dental School, Barcelona, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:447-54. 2005
    ..In the event the orofacial lesions persist, topical oral drugs such as corticoids, with additional antibiotherapy, multivitamin complexes, and nutritional supplements, can be provided...
  92. ncbi Evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of various root canal filling materials used in primary teeth: a microbiological study
    S Reddy
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Govt Dental College and Hospital Afzalgunj, Hyderabad 555512 Andhra Pradesh, India
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 31:193-8. 2007
    ..ZOE+FC produced strong inhibtion against most bacteria when compared to ZOE, ZO+CP and CAOH+H2O. Metapex and Vaseline were found to be non inhibitory..
  93. ncbi Cutaneous facial sinus tract of dental origin
    F Mardones
    Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:410-1. 2010
    ..Anatomical correlation is also useful in tracing the affected tooth or teeth. We present the case of a boy with a facial sinus tract that originated from periapical abscesses of maxillary molars...
  94. ncbi Development of a novel bone grafting material using autogenous teeth
    Young Kyun Kim
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:496-503. 2010
    ..AutoBT was used at the time of implant placement, simultaneously with osteoinduction surgery, and excellent bony healing by osteoinduction and osteoconduction was confirmed...
  95. ncbi Er:YAG laser: antimicrobial effects in the root canals of dogs' teeth with pulp necrosis and chronic periapical lesions
    Mario R Leonardo
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry of Araraquara, UNESP, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    Photomed Laser Surg 23:295-9. 2005
    ..Our goal in this study was to evaluate the antimicrobial effect of Er:YAG laser applied after biomechanical preparation of the root canals of dog's teeth with apical periodontitis...
  96. ncbi Clinical and histologic evaluation of an active "implant periapical lesion": a case report
    A Piattelli
    Dental School, University of Chieti, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 13:713-6. 1998
    ....
  97. ncbi Susceptibility of viridans group streptococci isolated from dento-alveolar infections to eight antimicrobial agents
    A J Smith
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:1045-6. 2003
  98. ncbi Management of a patient with Möbius syndrome: a case report
    Chungyoon Y Ha
    General Practice Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 1160612, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 23:111-6. 2003
    ..This article discusses the treatment of a patient, including special considerations taken during anesthesia and dental management. A review of the special challenges concerning patients with such a condition are reviewed...
  99. ncbi Effect of methotrexate-induced neutropenia on pulpal inflammation in rats
    Koki Nakamura
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Aichi Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan
    J Endod 28:287-90. 2002
    ..Immunohistochemically, the neutropenia resulted in inhibition of the infiltration by neutrophils. These results suggest that the neutrophil plays an important role in the defense against bacteria in pulpal tissue...
  100. ncbi Short-term treatment of periapical lesion of anterior tooth affected by microleakage using Nd:YAG laser. Case report
    Emre Ozel
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Kocaeli, Turkey
    N Y State Dent J 76:48-51. 2010
    ..The patient was observed for two months. In the case presented here, short-term treatment of a periapical lesion of an anterior tooth affected by microleakage using the Nd:YAG laser is discussed...
  101. ncbi Successful conservative management of Ludwig's angina in advanced pregnancy
    Roxana Soltero
    Department of Emergency Medicine, UPR School of Medicine, Puerto Rico Health Science Center, San Juan PR
    Bol Asoc Med P R 101:42-3. 2009
    ..presented to the Emergency Department with dysphonia and dysphagia associated to a recent recurrence of a periapical abscess. Her oral examination showed trismus, elevated tongue and neck swelling...

Research Grants4

  1. Psychological distress in survivors of head/neck cancer
    Henrietta Logan; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Antimicrobial Gene Therapy
    George Huang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  3. Quantification of Host Markers in GCF Using CBIB
    Ricardo Teles; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, this methodology is at the forefront of new approaches in proteomics, and carries enormous promise for translational applications in the near future. [unreadable] [unreadable]..