dental pulp necrosis

Summary

Summary: Death of pulp tissue. When the necrosis is due to ischemia with superimposed bacterial infection, it is referred to as pulp gangrene.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Revascularization of immature permanent teeth with apical periodontitis: new treatment protocol?
    Francisco Banchs
    Temple Dental School, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Endod 30:196-200. 2004
  2. ncbi Clinical and radiographic evaluation of one- and two-visit endodontic treatment of asymptomatic necrotic teeth with apical periodontitis: a randomized clinical trial
    Anders Molander
    Clinic of Endodontics, Public Dental Health Service, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Endod 33:1145-8. 2007
  3. pmc Antimicrobial effects of photodynamic therapy on patients with necrotic pulps and periapical lesion
    Aguinaldo Silva Garcez
    Centro de Laser e Aplicações, IPEN CNEN SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 34:138-42. 2008
  4. ncbi Regenerative treatment of an immature, traumatized tooth with apical periodontitis: report of a case
    Elisabetta Cotti
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Endod 34:611-6. 2008
  5. ncbi Apexification: a review
    Mary Rafter
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Dent Traumatol 21:1-8. 2005
  6. ncbi Autotransplantation of immature third molars: influence of different splinting methods and fixation periods
    Oskar Bauss
    Department of Orthodontics and Pedodontics, University Dental School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dent Traumatol 18:322-8. 2002
  7. ncbi Pulp revascularization of immature teeth with apical periodontitis: a clinical study
    Rui Yu Ding
    Special Department, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    J Endod 35:745-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Apical plug technique using mineral trioxide aggregate: results from a case series
    R Pace
    Department of Endodontics, The University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int Endod J 40:478-84. 2007
  9. ncbi Pulp revascularization of a necrotic infected immature permanent tooth: case report and review of the literature
    Blayne Thibodeau
    Department of Endodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:47-50. 2007
  10. ncbi Biologically based treatment of immature permanent teeth with pulpal necrosis: a case series
    Il young Jung
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Yonsei University School of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea
    J Endod 34:876-87. 2008

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  1. ncbi Revascularization of immature permanent teeth with apical periodontitis: new treatment protocol?
    Francisco Banchs
    Temple Dental School, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Endod 30:196-200. 2004
    ..In this case, the combination of a disinfected canal, a matrix into which new tissue could grow, and an effective coronal seal appears to have produced the environment necessary for successful revascularization...
  2. ncbi Clinical and radiographic evaluation of one- and two-visit endodontic treatment of asymptomatic necrotic teeth with apical periodontitis: a randomized clinical trial
    Anders Molander
    Clinic of Endodontics, Public Dental Health Service, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Endod 33:1145-8. 2007
    ..Teeth sealed after positive samples healed in 44%. The present study gave evidence that similar healing results might be obtained through one- and two-visit antimicrobial treatment...
  3. pmc Antimicrobial effects of photodynamic therapy on patients with necrotic pulps and periapical lesion
    Aguinaldo Silva Garcez
    Centro de Laser e Aplicações, IPEN CNEN SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 34:138-42. 2008
    ..00006). Results suggest that the use of PDT added to endodontic treatment leads to an enhanced decrease of bacterial load and may be an appropriate approach for the treatment of oral infections...
  4. ncbi Regenerative treatment of an immature, traumatized tooth with apical periodontitis: report of a case
    Elisabetta Cotti
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Endod 34:611-6. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi Apexification: a review
    Mary Rafter
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Dent Traumatol 21:1-8. 2005
    ..Success rates for calcium hydroxide apexification are high although risks such as reinfection and tooth fracture exist. Prospective clinical trials comparing this and one-visit apexification techniques are required...
  6. ncbi Autotransplantation of immature third molars: influence of different splinting methods and fixation periods
    Oskar Bauss
    Department of Orthodontics and Pedodontics, University Dental School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dent Traumatol 18:322-8. 2002
    ..However, apart from a correlation with the method and period of fixation, we also suspect the influence of an incongruity between the transplant and recipient site...
  7. ncbi Pulp revascularization of immature teeth with apical periodontitis: a clinical study
    Rui Yu Ding
    Special Department, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    J Endod 35:745-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a pulpal revascularization procedure for immature necrotic teeth with apical periodontitis...
  8. ncbi Apical plug technique using mineral trioxide aggregate: results from a case series
    R Pace
    Department of Endodontics, The University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int Endod J 40:478-84. 2007
    ..To examine the clinical and radiographic appearance of teeth that suffered premature interruption of root development and were treated by an mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) apical plug technique...
  9. ncbi Pulp revascularization of a necrotic infected immature permanent tooth: case report and review of the literature
    Blayne Thibodeau
    Department of Endodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:47-50. 2007
    ..Furthermore, this treatment approach can help rescue infected immature teeth by physiologically strengthening the root walls...
  10. ncbi Biologically based treatment of immature permanent teeth with pulpal necrosis: a case series
    Il young Jung
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Yonsei University School of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea
    J Endod 34:876-87. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi Tooth discoloration of immature permanent incisor associated with triple antibiotic therapy: a case report
    Jong Hyun Kim
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    J Endod 36:1086-91. 2010
    ..However, discoloration developed after applying the triple antibiotic mixture...
  12. ncbi One-visit apexification: technique for inducing root-end barrier formation in apical closures
    D E Witherspoon
    Department of Restorative Sciences, Graduate Endodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, The Texas A and M University System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 13:455-60; quiz 462. 2001
    ..As a result, MTA shows promise as a valuable material for use in one-visit apexification treatment, primarily for treating immature teeth with necrotic pulps...
  13. ncbi Clinical outcomes of artificial root-end barriers with mineral trioxide aggregate in teeth with immature apices
    David T Holden
    Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Endod 34:812-7. 2008
    ..Overall, these results indicated that the mineral trioxide aggregate apical barrier technique is a successful method for obturating teeth with immature apices...
  14. ncbi The use of MTA in teeth with necrotic pulps and open apices
    Valentina Giuliani
    Department of Endodontics, The University of Florence, Italy
    Dent Traumatol 18:217-21. 2002
    ..MTA appears to be a valid option for apexification with its main advantage being the speed at which the treatment can be completed...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi A retrospective evaluation of radiographic outcomes in immature teeth with necrotic root canal systems treated with regenerative endodontic procedures
    Raison Bose
    Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Endod 35:1343-9. 2009
    ..These case series have used varying treatments to achieve endodontic regeneration including triple antibiotic paste, Ca(OH)(2), and formocresol. However, no study has analyzed the overall results...
  17. ncbi Use of MTA for orthograde obturation of nonvital teeth with open apices: report of two cases
    Camillo D'Arcangelo
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:e98-101. 2007
    ..The treated teeth were asymptomatic, and radiographic follow-ups showed healing of periradicular tissues and new hard tissue formation in the apical area of the affected teeth...
  18. ncbi Mineral trioxide aggregate for obturation of maxillary central incisors with necrotic pulp and open apices
    Arzu Pinar Erdem
    Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dent Traumatol 24:e38-41. 2008
    ..MTA can be considered a very effective option for apexification with the advantage of reduced treatment time, good sealing ability and high biocompatibility...
  19. ncbi Pulpal healing following acute dental trauma: clinical and radiographic review
    F M Andreasen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 13:315-22; quiz 324. 2001
    ..This article discusses the long-term prognosis of pulp necrosis following traumatic dental injuries, and clinical and radiographic criteria for its diagnosis...
  20. ncbi Endodontic treatment with MTA apical plugs: a case report
    Pari Ghaziani
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry and Dental Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    J Oral Sci 49:325-9. 2007
    ..Considering the importance of a coronal seal, the use of MTA for apical plugging appears to be a valid option...
  21. ncbi Regenerative endodontic treatment (revascularization) of immature necrotic molars medicated with calcium hydroxide: a case series
    Zafer C Cehreli
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Endod 37:1327-30. 2011
    ..The present case series demonstrates the outcome of revascularization treatment with intracanal medicament of calcium hydroxide in immature necrotic molars...
  22. ncbi Interventions for treating traumatized necrotic immature permanent anterior teeth: inducing a calcific barrier & root strengthening
    Mohammad A D Al Ansary
    Paediatric Dentistry Department, Bnied Al Gar Speciality Dental Centre, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 25:367-79. 2009
    ..This systematic review attempts to establish where the effects of interventions using multi-visit apexification, single visit apical plug techniques and root strengthening procedures are consistent and where they may vary significantly...
  23. ncbi Conservative endodontic treatment of teeth fractured in the middle or apical part of the root
    M Cvek
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Eastman Dental Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dent Traumatol 20:261-9. 2004
    ..Partial pulpotomy of exposed pulps in five teeth showed results similar to root-unfractured teeth with pulp exposure treated with this technique...
  24. ncbi Antibacterial activity of 2% chlorhexidine gluconate and 5.25% sodium hypochlorite in infected root canal: in vivo study
    Ertugrul Ercan
    Dental Faculty, Department of Operative Dentistry, University of Dicle, Diyarbakir City, Turkey
    J Endod 30:84-7. 2004
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi Outcome of one-visit and two-visit endodontic treatment of necrotic teeth with apical periodontitis: a randomized controlled trial with one-year evaluation
    Vince A Penesis
    Department of Endodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endod 34:251-7. 2008
    ..Secondary outcome measures were proportion of teeth healed or improved in each group. Both groups exhibited equally favorable periapical healing at 12 months, with no statistically significant differences between groups...
  27. ncbi Mineral trioxide aggregate repair of a perforating internal resorption in a mandibular molar
    Maarten Meire
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    J Endod 34:220-3. 2008
    ..At a 2-year follow-up examination, no clinical abnormalities were found, and complete resolution of the alveolar bone lesion and establishment of a new periodontal ligament were observed...
  28. ncbi Investigation of the effect of the coronal restoration quality on the composition of the root canal microflora in teeth with apical periodontitis by means of T-RFLP analysis
    G M G Hommez
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Int Endod J 37:819-27. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of the radiographic and clinical quality of coronal restorations on the composition of the root canal flora of teeth with necrotic pulps and teeth with root fillings associated with apical periodontitis...
  29. ncbi Infected immature teeth treated with surgical endodontic treatment and root-reinforcing technique with glass ionomer cement
    Jean Pierre Duprez
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Odontology, University Claude Bernard Lyon I, France
    Dent Traumatol 20:233-40. 2004
    ..The variety of different cases presented here show that this rapid technique is reliable and reproducible...
  30. ncbi Clinical management and subsequent healing of teeth with horizontal root fractures
    Marco Aurélio Versiani
    Department of Endodontics, Brazilian Association of Dentistry, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 24:136-9. 2008
    ..In case 1, the pulp tissue was vital and no treatment was necessary. In case 2, a root canal treatment of the cervical fragment was necessary and in case 3, pulpal necrosis was verified and an apical surgery was performed...
  31. ncbi Conservative endodontic management of teeth associated with extensive periapical pathology: report of two cases
    Michael T Lee
    Dental School, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland
    Aust Endod J 30:103-9. 2004
    ..This paper reports the healing of large periapical lesions following conservative non-surgical treatment with calcium hydroxide dressings...
  32. ncbi Effect of root canal procedures on endotoxins and endodontic pathogens
    M E Vianna
    Endodontic Area, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 22:411-8. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi Dens invaginatus in an immature maxillary lateral incisor: a case report of complex endodontic treatment
    Rustem Kemal Subay
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:e37-41. 2006
    ..In dens invaginatus, conventional endodontic treatment modalities may be unsuccessful because of inadequate debridement and disinfection; however, subsequent periapical surgery and retrofilling with MTA may promote healing...
  34. ncbi Nonsurgical treatment of extensive cyst-like periapical lesion of endodontic origin
    J Soares
    Federal University of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Int Endod J 39:566-75. 2006
    ..To report the repair of an extensive periapical lesion of endodontic origin, following nonsurgical treatment...
  35. ncbi Histologic evaluation of pulpotomy performed with ethyl-cyanoacrylate and calcium hydroxide
    Diana Santana de Albuquerque
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Univesity of Pernambuco
    Braz Oral Res 20:226-30. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi Radiographic appearance of apical closure in apexification: follow-up after 7-13 years
    I Ballesio
    University of Rome Tor Vergata
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 7:29-34. 2006
    ..This was the radiographic evaluation of 15 maxillary incisors apexification treatment carried out on 7-9 years old patients with periapical pathology due to pulpal necrosis after dental trauma...
  37. ncbi Calcium hydroxide barrier over the apical root-end of a type III dens invaginatus after endodontic and surgical treatment
    J Soares
    Department of Dentistry, Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Wales, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Int Endod J 40:146-55. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi Unusual anatomy of mandibular premolars
    Fábio de Almeida-Gomes
    Department of Endodontics, University of Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Aust Endod J 32:43-5. 2006
    ..This article discusses the treatment recommendations for unusual anatomical configurations in two different mandibular premolars and reports the treatment carried out on these teeth...
  39. ncbi Nonsurgical endodontic treatment of dens invaginatus in a mandibular premolar with large periradicular lesion: a case report
    Kursat Er
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    J Endod 33:322-4. 2007
    ..At follow-up examination after 1 year, the tooth was asymptomatic and radiographically showed repair of the lesion. Healing was achieved without any need for further endodontic surgical intervention...
  40. ncbi Electronic root canal length measurement before and after experimentally induced pulpitis and apical periodontitis in dogs
    Maja Kovacevic
    Department of Dental Pathology, Medical Faculty, Brace Branchetta 20, Rijeka, 51000, Croatia
    Med Biol Eng Comput 44:695-701. 2006
    ..54 x 1.36 mm(2); t test, p>0.05). These results suggest that the state of the pulp and periapical tissue may have an influence on the ERCLM...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Bacterial reduction in infected root canals treated with 2.5% NaOCl as an irrigant and calcium hydroxide/camphorated paramonochlorophenol paste as an intracanal dressing
    Jose F Siqueira
    Department of Endodontics, Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Endod 33:667-72. 2007
    ..A 7-day intracanal dressing with Ca(OH)(2)/CPMC paste further significantly increased the number of culture-negative cases...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi Clinical management of 3 mandibular incisors with 2 separate canals and foramina: case report
    Young Hee Hwang
    Department ofConservative Dentistry at Wonkwang University, College of Dentistry, Iksan, Cheonbuk, South Korea
    J Can Dent Assoc 71:388-9. 2005
    ..The case demonstrates an unusual morphological configuration of the root canal system and supplements previous reports of the existence of such configurations in mandibular incisors...
  46. ncbi Three canal mandibular first and second premolars: a treatment approach
    Sashi Nallapati
    Department of Endodontics, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    J Endod 31:474-6. 2005
    ..This article reports and discusses the treatment recommendations for an unusual occurrence of three canals with three separate foramina in both the first and second mandibular premolars in the same patient...
  47. ncbi Study of calcium hydroxide apexification in 26 young permanent incisors
    A Dominguez Reyes
    School of Dentistry, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    Dent Traumatol 21:141-5. 2005
    ..19 months. Clinical symptoms resolved in all teeth that presented with symptoms. Preoperative symptoms did not affect outcome. Pathology of the tooth before treatment does not influence the time needed to obtain apical closure...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi Referred pain: a confusing case of differential diagnosis between two teeth presenting with endo-perio problems
    E Koyess
    Department of Endodontics, Dental School at the Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Endod J 39:724-9. 2006
    ..A case of a patient with a confusing referred pain is reported that emphasizes the importance of providing a differential diagnosis in order to avoid inappropriate treatment...
  50. ncbi Evaluation of pretreatment analgesia and endodontic treatment for postoperative endodontic pain
    Sayeed Attar
    Division of Endodontics, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Endod 34:652-5. 2008
    ..44). This study suggests that single-dose pretreatment analgesia alone in endodontic pain patients will not significantly reduce postoperative pain below the reduction in pain from endodontic treatment...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Apexification of primary teeth: a treatment option
    Marta Lua Pimentel Winz Almeida
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:351-5. 2002
    ..This method is a feasible option for treating immature deciduous teeth showing pulpal necrosis...
  53. ncbi Flare-ups incidence and severity after using calcium hydroxide as intracanal dressing
    Jamileh Ghoddusi
    Department of Endodontics at Mashad Dental School, Iran
    N Y State Dent J 72:24-8. 2006
    ..The data were analyzed by chi-square test and GENMODE procedure...
  54. ncbi Effect of irrigating solution and calcium hydroxide root canal dressing on the repair of apical and periapical tissues of teeth with periapical lesion
    Mario Tanomaru Filho
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry of Araraquara, University of the State of Sao Paulo, UNESP, Brazil
    J Endod 28:295-9. 2002
    ..05) than the groups with immediate obturation. Comparing the immediate obturation groups, irrigation with chlorhexidine solution resulted in better repair than sodium hypochlorite...
  55. ncbi Case report: an unorthodox orthodontic retainer
    Brian J Smith
    Unit of Restorative Dentistry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s Dental Institute, Floor 26, Guy s Tower, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 10:69-71. 2002
    ..The wire retainer was apparently placed to prevent the diastema from reopening. The patient sought treatment ten years later when pain from necrotic pulps in these central incisors became unbearable...
  56. ncbi Endodontic treatment of teeth associated with a large periapical lesion
    M D Oztan
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara University, Turkey
    Int Endod J 35:73-8. 2002
    ..To report the healing of a large periapical lesion following non-surgical root canal treatment...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi [Treatment of Baume class IV pulp diseases with calcium hydroxide: a clinical experimental study in Dakar]
    F Gaye
    , Dakar, Senegal
    Odontostomatol Trop 24:13-8. 2001
    ..91% of cases after 9 months for 66.67% of root canal filling located at the safety apical limit...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. ncbi Bacteria recovered from teeth with apical periodontitis after antimicrobial endodontic treatment
    L E Chávez de Paz
    Departments of Oral Microbiology and Endodontology Oral Diagnosis, Faculty of Odontology, Sahlgrenska akademin, Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int Endod J 36:500-8. 2003
    ..Chávez de Paz LE, Dahlén G, Molander A, Möller A, Bergenholtz G. Bacteria recovered from teeth with apical periodontitis after antimicrobial endodontic treatment. International Endodontic Journal, 36, 500-508, 2003...
  61. ncbi Management of the immature apex--a clinical guide
    Richard Allen
    Unit of Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH
    Dent Update 30:437-41. 2003
    ..The technique is successful and a very satisfactory root filling can be placed in the tooth. However, dentists seem to have difficulty in achieving satisfactory outcomes...
  62. ncbi Re-eruption of an intruded immature permanent incisor with necrotic pulp: a case report
    Ceyhan Altun
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Center for Dental Sciences, Gulhane Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:545-9. 2008
    ..The present case demonstrates the possibility of obtaining re-eruption of intruded immature permanent teeth with interim medication (calcium hydroxide) in the root canal...
  63. ncbi Comparative analysis of endodontic pathogens using checkerboard hybridization in relation to culture
    M E Vianna
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontic Division, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:282-90. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi Conventional and surgical treatment of a two-rooted maxillary central incisor
    Ricardo González-Plata-R
    National University of Mexico, School of Dentistry
    J Endod 29:422-4. 2003
    ..Anatomical complexity of the tooth lead to perforation in the distal root during conventional treatment, thus a surgical approach was taken. A 4-month postoperative radiograph shows repair...
  65. ncbi Influence of the canal contents on the electrical assisted determination of the length of root canals
    Oliver Pommer
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
    J Endod 28:83-5. 2002
    ..4% of these cases, but because of the small number of retrieval cases, this is not comparable statistically with vital and necrotic cases. The authors concluded that the AFA Apex Finder is highly accurate in vital canals...
  66. ncbi The effect of chlorhexidine as an endodontic disinfectant
    Ahmad Zamany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:578-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish whether addition of a 2% chlorhexidine rinse to a conventional treatment protocol enhances the rate of the successful disinfection of the root canal system in vivo...
  67. ncbi Comparative evaluation of bactericidal potential of four root canal filling materials against microflora of infected non-vital primary teeth
    M Harini Priya
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Yenepoya Dental College Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka State, India
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 35:23-9. 2010
    ....
  68. 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
  69. ncbi Combination injuries 1. The risk of pulp necrosis in permanent teeth with concussion injuries and concomitant crown fractures
    Eva Lauridsen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dent Traumatol 28:364-70. 2012
    ..The reported risk of pulp necrosis (PN) is low in teeth with concussion injuries. A concomitant crown fracture may affect the risk of PN...
  70. ncbi Microbiologic endodontic status of young traumatized tooth
    Karla Baumotte
    Endodontic Area, Dental School of São Paulo, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 27:438-41. 2011
    ..5 × 10(5). One specimen (5.25%) showed the growth of Enterococcus species and the mean number of cells in this case was of 1.5 × 10(4) . The results showed a root canal microbiota with similar design as seen in completely formed teeth...
  71. ncbi Comparison of the antimicrobial activity of six irrigants on primary endodontic pathogens
    Katherine R Carson
    Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Endod 31:471-3. 2005
    ..12% CHX. For L. acidophilus, the order of effectiveness was 6% NaOCl >3% NaOCl >2% CHX > 0.01% Doxy >0.005% Doxy >0.12% CHX. The 6% NaOCl showed significantly greater zones of inhibition than 3% NaOCl for all endopathogens tested...
  72. ncbi Exposed human pulp caused by trauma and/or caries in primary dentition: a histological evaluation
    Nabih Raslan
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Dent Traumatol 22:145-53. 2006
    ..Pulpectomy or extraction seemed to be indicated for the decayed or decayed and traumatically injured teeth...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi Clinical investigation of the efficacy of chemomechanical preparation with rotary nickel-titanium files for removal of endotoxin from primarily infected root canals
    Frederico C Martinho
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontic Division, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, SP, Brasil
    J Endod 36:1766-9. 2010
    ..5% NaOCl + 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and rotary nickel-titanium (NiTi) system in removing endotoxin from primary root canal infection with apical periodontitis...
  75. ncbi Clinical outcome of the endodontic treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis using an antimicrobial protocol
    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 106:757-62. 2008
    ..This study investigated the long-term (1-4 years) outcome of the endodontic treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis lesions performed by undergraduate students using a defined antimicrobial protocol...
  76. ncbi Assessment of intraradicular bacterial composition by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis
    D Saito
    Department of Oral Diagnosis, Microbiology and Immunology Division, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:369-76. 2009
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  77. ncbi Wound healing of apical tissues after root canal therapy: a long-term clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic observation study
    Domenico Ricucci
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:609-21. 2009
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  78. ncbi A study of the management of 55 traumatically intruded permanent incisor teeth in children
    C Stewart
    Dept Paediatric Dentistry, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:25-8. 2009
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  79. ncbi Systemic, prophylactic and local applications of antimicrobials in endodontics: an update review
    Zahed Mohammadi
    Hamenda Dental School, Department of Endodontics, Iranian Center for Endodontic Research, Tehran, Iran
    Int Dent J 59:175-86. 2009
    ..Therefore, prophylaxis is recommended for individuals in high-risk and moderate-risk categories. Another mode of application of antibiotics is local application as intracanal medicaments and root canal irrigants...
  80. ncbi Isolation and identification of Enterococcus faecalis from necrotic root canals using multiplex PCR
    Ali Mahmoudpour
    Drug Applied Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz Iran
    J Oral Sci 49:221-7. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that there is no significant difference in the incidence of E. faecalis between symptomatic and asymptomatic necrotic dental root canals (P > 0.05)...
  81. ncbi Response of human pulp capped with a bonding agent after bleeding control with hemostatic agents
    Maria de Lourdes Rodrigues Accorinte
    Department of Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Oper Dent 30:147-55. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the response of human pulps capped with a bonding agent after bleeding control with different hemostatic agents...
  82. ncbi Analysis of the crown fractures and factors affecting pulp survival due to dental trauma
    Ilona Viduskalne
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Riga Stradins University, Lašu 5 67, Jūrmala LV 2010, Latvia
    Stomatologija 12:109-15. 2010
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  83. ncbi Photodynamic therapy in endodontic treatment of deciduous teeth
    Sérgio Luiz Pinheiro
    Dental School, Catholic University of Campinas PUC Campinas, Jardim Ipaussurama, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lasers Med Sci 24:521-6. 2009
    ..59% of viable bacteria, and, after photodynamic therapy, the microbial reduction observed was 98.37% (P = 0.0126). Photodynamic therapy is recommended as adjunct therapy for microbial reduction in deciduous teeth with necrotic pulp...
  84. pmc A case of quackery and obsession for diastema resulting in avoidable endodontic therapy
    A O Arigbede
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
    Afr Health Sci 12:77-80. 2012
    ..It is not uncommon among some African natives to find individuals demanding for artificially created midline diastema from dental practitioners...
  85. ncbi A microbiological profile of unexposed and exposed pulp space of primary endodontic infections by checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization
    Luciana M Sassone
    Proclin Department, School of Dentistry, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Endod 38:889-93. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate, by checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization, the composition of the microbiota of primary endodontic infections in cases associated with exposed (n = 30) and unexposed (n = 30) pulp space...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi Histological changes in human dental pulp following application of intrusive and extrusive orthodontic forces
    Barat A Ramazanzadeh
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry and Dental School Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    J Oral Sci 51:109-15. 2009
    ..001). Histological pulp changes following extrusive and intrusive force applications for 3 days and 3 weeks show no difference from each other...
  88. ncbi Use of cone beam computed tomography in the diagnosis, planning and follow up of a type III dens invaginatus case
    F V Vier-Pelisser
    Post Graduate Program in Dentistry, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul PUCRS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Int Endod J 45:198-208. 2012
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  89. ncbi Type 2 dens invaginatus in a maxillary lateral incisor: a case report of a conventional endodontic treatment
    C M Aguiar
    Department of Prosthetics and Oral and Facial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 33:103-6. 2008
    ..At follow-up examinations after 6 and 12-months, the tooth was asymptomatic and the healed lesion was evident radiographically..
  90. ncbi Detection of presence or absence of herpes simplex virus, Epstein Barr virus and human cytomegalovirus in infected pulp using a polymerase chain reaction
    Hannah Rosaline
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Allapakkam, Chennai, India
    Aust Endod J 35:9-12. 2009
    ..According to this study, human herpes virus may not have an entry through the infected pulp to reach the periapical region and may not be a causative organism in the pulp...
  91. ncbi Histopathological and immunohistochemical study on the effects of a direct pulp capping experimentally developed adhesive resin system containing reparative dentin-promoting agents
    Chikage Kato
    Advanced Operative Dentistry Endodontics, Graduate School of Life Dentistry at Niigata, The Nippon Dental University, 1 8 Hamaura cho, Chuo Ku, Niigata 951 8580, Japan
    Dent Mater J 30:583-97. 2011
    ..Generally, it could be said that the experimental groups using whitlockite and hydroxyapatite had the tendency to produce a larger amount of reparative dentin...
  92. ncbi Microbiological and microscopic analysis of the pulp of non-vital traumatized teeth with intact crowns
    Kely Firmino Bruno
    Department of Endodontics, Paulista University, Goiania, GO, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 17:508-14. 2009
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  93. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of pulp inflammation based on pulp oxygenation rates measured by pulse oximetry
    Frank C Setzer
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Endod 38:880-3. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate correlations between pulp oxygenation rates (%SpO(2)) and clinical diagnoses of reversible pulpitis (RP), irreversible pulpitis (IP), or pulp necrosis (PN)...
  94. ncbi Pulp and root development after partial extrusion in immature rat molars: a histopathological study
    T Shibue
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Fukuoka Dental College, Japan
    Endod Dent Traumatol 14:174-81. 1998
    ..It is suggested that the more complete the root formation, the greater the effect on the pulp as result of partial extrusion, while with less complete root formation, the greater the malformation of the root apices...
  95. ncbi Endodontic treatment of developmental anomalies in posterior teeth: treatment of geminated/fused teeth--report of two cases
    I Tsesis
    Department of Endodontology, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int Endod J 36:372-9. 2003
    ..Endodontic treatment of these teeth needs special care and attention to the bizarre anatomy. The aim of this article is to describe the problems encountered and the strategy in treating such cases...
  96. ncbi Implementation of the two-stage operation technique for the autotransplantation of teeth with closed apexes--a preliminary report
    Mariusz Duda
    Oral Medicine Clinic, Katowice
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 58:33-7. 2003
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  97. 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...
  98. ncbi Calcific metamorphosis: a challenge in endodontic diagnosis and treatment
    F A Amir
    Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Dallas 75246, USA
    Quintessence Int 32:447-55. 2001
    ..It may be advisable to manage cases demonstrating CM through observation and periodic examination...
  99. ncbi Traumatic intrusion of permanent teeth. Part 2. A clinical study of the effect of preinjury and injury factors, such as sex, age, stage of root development, tooth location, and extent of injury including number of intruded teeth on 140 intruded permanent
    Jens Ove Andreasen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dent Traumatol 22:90-8. 2006
    ..A possible explanation for that could be the softer bone surrounding the tooth, whereby trauma to the periodontium might be diminished...
  100. ncbi In vitro antibacterial efficacy of a new chlorhexidine slow-release device
    Shaul Lin
    Department of Endodontology, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University Aviv, Israel
    Quintessence Int 37:391-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the antibacterial effect of chlorhexidine and calcium hydroxide slow-release devices on oral bacteria...
  101. ncbi Success rate of single- versus two-visit root canal treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Jorge Paredes-Vieyra
    School of Dentistry, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    J Endod 38:1164-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of single- versus 2-visit root canal treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis after a 2-year follow-up period...

Research Grants5

  1. PERIPHERAL CANNABINOIDS AND NEUROGENIC INFLAMMATION
    Kenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This knowledge base may provide a rationale for developing peripherally-selective cannabinoid analgesics with minimal CNS-mediated side-effect liability. ..
  2. SYMPATHETIC FIBER MODULATION OF NEUROGENIC INFLAMMATION
    Kenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Mechanisms of Nicotine Induced Neurogenic Inflammation
    Kenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Neuropeptide Y Regulation of Peripheral Human Nociceptors and Pain
    Kenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, our study population in South Texas permits secondary analyses of a potentially underserved population (predominantly Hispanic) that is at risk for caries-induced pulpal necrosis and pain. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Cannabinoid Modulation of Capsaicin-Sensitive Nociceptors
    Kenneth M Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Second, identification of cannabinoid modulation of pain via TRPchannels provides a rationale for a novel class of analgesics that are devoid of classical cannabinoid side effects. ..