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. doi One step pulp revascularization treatment of an immature permanent tooth with chronic apical abscess: a case report
    S Y Shin
    Endodontic Division, Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
    Int Endod J 42:1118-26. 2009
  2. doi 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  6. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Mandibular endodontic-related paresthesia
    George J Vasilakis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    Gen Dent 52:334-8. 2004
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi One step pulp revascularization treatment of an immature permanent tooth with chronic apical abscess: a case report
    S Y Shin
    Endodontic Division, Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
    Int Endod J 42:1118-26. 2009
    ..To describe a case in which a mandibular right second premolar with a necrotic pulp, sinus tract, periradicular radiolucency and an immature apex underwent revascularization via a single treatment approach...
  2. doi 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...
  3. 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...
  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 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi Treatment of primary teeth: endodontic therapy or extraction
    K Douglass Schmidt
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 82:4-6. 2003
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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..
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. doi 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. doi 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
  38. 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...
  39. 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)...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Case # 8. Post perforation repair
    Mark D Magura
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:25-6. 2002
  43. ncbi Case # 7. Mandibular molar retreatment
    Kenneth J Spolnik
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:23-4. 2002
  44. ncbi Case # 2. Mandibular incisor retreatment of silver points
    Carl W Newton
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:13-4. 2002
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. 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 ..
  53. 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
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. doi 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...
  60. 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...
  61. doi 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
    ....
  62. doi 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...
  63. doi 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...
  64. doi 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...
  65. 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)...
  66. ncbi [Spontaneous dental abscesses in familial hypophosphatemic rickets]
    T C T van Riet
    Uit de afdeling Mondziekten, Kaak en Aangezichtschirurgie, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 119:368-72. 2012
    ..In absence of adequate preventive measurements,familial hypophosphatemic rickets may lead to spontaneous pulpal necrosis. The prophylactic application of occlusal sealants might be effective in preventing abscess formation...
  67. ncbi Comparative evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of various root canal filling materials along with aloevera used in primary teeth: a microbiological study
    R Kriplani
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 37:257-62. 2013
    ....
  68. doi Internal and external resorption in a lower molar with an associated endodontic-periodontic lesion: a case report
    Takashi Komabayashi
    Department of Endodontics, Texas A and M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Aust Endod J 38:80-4. 2012
    ..This case indicates that the correct diagnosis of the stimulating factor for tooth resorption and determination of the primary origin of endodontic-periodontic lesions are critical for clinical management and success...
  69. doi Untreated cavitated dentine lesions: impact on children's quality of life
    S C Leal
    Campus Darcy Ribeiro, Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Asa Norte, Brazil
    Caries Res 46:102-6. 2012
    ..90 (95% CI: 1.18-3.06), 6.26 (95% CI: 3.63-10.83), 6.87 (95% CI: 2.75-17.16) and 3.68 (95% CI: 2.12-6.39), respectively. Children's quality of life was negatively influenced by untreated cavitated dentine lesions and their consequences...
  70. ncbi Orbital abscess arising from an odontogenic infection
    Ajoy Vijayan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, Kerala, India
    J Contemp Dent Pract 13:740-3. 2012
    ..Presenting a rare complication of an odontogenic infection extending to the orbit...
  71. ncbi Computed tomography of the upper cheek teeth in horses with infundibular changes and apical infection
    S Veraa
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Equine Vet J 41:872-6. 2009
    ..Infundibular caries is a possible cause for pulpitis and apical infection in some horses...
  72. ncbi Prevalence, clinical features, and causes of epistaxis in dogs: 176 cases (1996-2001)
    Sally A Bissett
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 231:1843-50. 2007
    ..To determine prevalence, clinical features, and causes of epistaxis in dogs...
  73. ncbi Empirical antimicrobial therapy of acute dentoalveolar abscess
    Stevo Matijević
    Military Medical Academy, Clinic for Maxillofacial, Oral Surgery and Implantology, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vojnosanit Pregl 66:544-50. 2009
    ....
  74. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis and therapy in oral surgery: a review
    J Thomas Lambrecht
    University Hospital of Oral Surgery, Oral Radiology, and Oral Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Quintessence Int 38:689-97. 2007
    ..It might also become necessary to refer the patient to an appropriately equipped center or clinic...
  75. ncbi A comparison of sensitivities of the conventional and the real-time polymerase chain reaction methods for detection of Treponema denticola in periapical abscesses
    Ahmet Ozbek
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Medical School, Ataturk University, TR 25100, Erzurum, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 28:1453-5. 2007
  76. ncbi Tooth root abscesses in llamas and alpacas: 123 cases (1994-2005)
    Andrew J Niehaus
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 231:284-9. 2007
    ..To determine features, outcome, and complications of surgical treatment of camelid tooth root abscesses...
  77. doi Histopathological profile of surgically removed persistent periapical radiolucent lesions of endodontic origin
    R M Love
    Department of Oral Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int Endod J 42:198-202. 2009
    ..To determine the types of periapical lesions associated with root filled teeth with persistent periapical pathosis that required surgical treatment based on specific inclusion and exclusion criteria...
  78. doi Familial hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets--prevention of spontaneous dental abscesses on primary teeth: a case report
    Diane Douyere
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Bretonneau Hospital, AP AH, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:525-30. 2009
    ..This constitutes a new approach to the prevention of spontaneous abscesses on primary teeth in children with familial hypophosphatemic rickets...
  79. doi Frequency of a dental source for acute maxillary sinusitis
    Steven R Bomeli
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:580-4. 2009
    ..To identify radiographic features of odontogenic acute maxillary sinusitis and to determine the frequency of a causative dental infection in patients with radiographic evidence of maxillary sinus fluid...
  80. doi Recurrent apical periodontitis and late endodontic treatment failure related to coronal leakage: a case report
    Domenico Ricucci
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Endod 37:1171-5. 2011
    ..This article describes a case of late failure after endodontic retreatment as characterized by recurrent post-treatment apical periodontitis...
  81. ncbi Odontogenic sinus tracts: a cohort study
    Iris Slutzky-Goldberg
    Department of Endodontics, The Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Quintessence Int 40:13-8. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence,location, and distribution of sinus tracts in patients referred for endodontic consultation...
  82. ncbi CBCT technology: endodontics and beyond, Part 2
    Jack S Roth
    Columbia University, NY, USA
    Dent Today 30:78, 80-3. 2011
    ..It is the author's belief that the implementation of this technology will lead to new innovations and better care in all specialties of dentistry...
  83. doi Comparative evaluation of platelet-rich plasma and guided tissue regeneration membrane in the healing of apicomarginal defects: a clinical study
    Bhawna Goyal
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Government Dental College, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    J Endod 37:773-80. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the healing responses of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), PRP + a collagen sponge, and a collagen membrane used as guided tissue regeneration (GTR) materials for the treatment of apicomarginal defects...
  84. doi Frequency, microbial interactions, and antimicrobial susceptibility of Fusobacterium nucleatum and Fusobacterium necrophorum isolated from primary endodontic infections
    Rogerio C Jacinto
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontic Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    J Endod 34:1451-6. 2008
    ..Amoxicillin is a useful antibiotic against F. nucleatum and F. necrophorum in endodontic infections and has been prescribed as the first choice in Brazil...
  85. doi Prevalence and clonal analysis of Porphyromonas gingivalis in primary endodontic infections
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics and Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Endod 34:1332-6. 2008
    ..These findings confirmed that P. gingivalis can be an important endodontic pathogen, mostly associated with acute abscesses, and demonstrated that different clonal types of this species can colonize the root canal in the same individual...
  86. ncbi Case # 1. Maxillary first molar retreatment
    Carl Newton
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 81:10-2. 2002
  87. doi Endodontic and surgical management of a maxillary lateral incisor with type III dens invaginatus: a 12-month follow-up
    Ceyda Ozçakir Tomruk
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Yeditepe University Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:e84-7. 2008
    ..ProRoot MTA (Dentsply, Tulsa, OK) was placed as a root end filling material. Postoperative 12-month follow-up revaled a satisfactory healing process...
  88. ncbi Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia and a dental abscess
    Alison Glascoe
    Department of Preventive Services, Howard University College of Dentistry, Washington, DC, USA
    Dent Today 30:102, 104-5; quiz 105, 96. 2011
    ..This should include periodic radiographic evaluation. If endodontic therapy is required, it should not be initiated until a thorough clinical and radiographic evaluation has been completed...
  89. ncbi Endodontic management of a fused mandibular second molar and paramolar with the aid of spiral computed tomography: a case report
    Suma Ballal
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Endod 33:1247-51. 2007
    ..This case report highlights the usefulness of spiral computed tomography in accurate diagnosis and endodontic management of these unusual cases...
  90. ncbi Crucial distinction
    S Jindal
    Br Dent J 202:645. 2007
  91. ncbi Diagnostic dilemma: an unusual presentation of an infected nasopalatine duct cyst
    K Gulabivala
    Institute of Dental Surgery, London, UK
    Int Endod J 25:107-11. 1992
    ..The clinical findings could have been confused with an early acute periapical abscess arising from an incisor tooth. The relevant aspects of diagnosis are discussed.
  92. ncbi An unusual presentation of a cutaneous odontogenic sinus
    Winston Tavee
    Arch Dermatol 139:1659-60. 2003
  93. ncbi Identification of spirochetes (treponemes) in endodontic infections
    J Craig Baumgartner
    Department of Endodontology, Oregon Health and Science University, School of Dentistry, Portland 97239, USA
    J Endod 29:794-7. 2003
    ..3 in abscesses/cellulitis and 2.6 in infected root canals. Significant association among species was found between T. maltophilum and T. socranskii, as well as between T. maltophilum and T. denticola by determining the odds ratio (> 2.0)...
  94. ncbi Extraoral sinus tract misdiagnosed as an endodontic lesion
    Nestor Cohenca
    Department of Endodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Endod 29:841-3. 2003
    ..Consequently, the patient underwent unnecessary exploratory procedures and antibiotic therapy. Identification of the inflammatory source of the lesion and removal of the affected tissue led to tissue healing...
  95. ncbi Surgical intervention of mucosal fenestration in a maxillary premolar: a case report
    Yuh Ren Ju
    Department of Periodontics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Quintessence Int 35:125-8. 2004
    ..One-year postoperatively, the mucosa remained covered, and there was radiographic evidence of bone infilling in the periapical region...
  96. ncbi Endodontic diagnosis. Mystery or mastery?
    John D West
    Center for Endodontics, Tacoma, Wash, USA
    Dent Today 23:80-7. 2004
    ..A newfound sense of endodontic diagnostic mastery is experienced. Perhaps the best way to summarize the simplicity of this clinical diagnostic scheme is to quote Sherlock Holmes: "Nothing is more deceptive than the obvious."..
  97. ncbi Pulpitis induction in baboon primary teeth using carious dentine or Streptococcus mutans
    P Cleaton-Jones
    Medical Research Council University of the Witwatersrand Dental Research Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa
    SADJ 59:119-22. 2004
    ....
  98. ncbi The CCCD guidelines
    Anne Marie Glenny
    Cochrane Oral Health Group, MANDEC, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Evid Based Dent 5:9-11. 2004
  99. ncbi [Oral streptococci: implications in infectious pathology]
    Gabriela Bancescu
    U M F Carol Davila, I N C D M I Cantacuzino
    Bacteriol Virusol Parazitol Epidemiol 48:99-105. 2003
  100. ncbi [Brain abscesses after extracranial infections of the head and neck area]
    C Marchiori
    Regionalkrankenhaus Treviso, HNO Klinik Universität Padua, Italien
    HNO 51:813-22. 2003
    ..Recognising the first clinical signs and symptoms (headache, fever, alterations in consciousness, focal neurological deficit, epileptic seizures) is extremely important for prompt diagnosis of brain abscess...
  101. ncbi [Chronic dental infections in etiology of uveitis]
    Denislam Dogan
    Clinica de Oftalmologie, Spitalul Municipal Constanţa
    Oftalmologia 52:16-22. 2002
    ..The authors show the gravity of uveitis, the concepts regarding their appearance, the leading part in fights cavities, insisting on the most frequent fights cavities from bucco-maxilo-facial domain...

Research Grants8

  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. ..
  4. Health Risks of Problem-Oriented Dental Attenders
    YANFANG REN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is particularly important as nearly 40% of the general population meet the definition of POAs and many of them may not have a regular source of medical care. ..