This Cochrane review was looking for evidence to assess the the effect of magnification devices on the outcome of endodontic treatment. No trials were identified, so there is no evidence to support or refute the use of magnification to improve clinical outcomes.[read the full story...]
Review finds predictable outcomes with modern endodontic surgery techniques.
Surgical endodontic treatment is used when traditional root canal treatment is impractical or unlikely achieve a satisfactory outcome. The aim of this review was to evaluate the outcomes of surgical endodontic treatment performed using modern approaches. Modern approaches were considered to be use of magnification, root-end resection with minimal or no bevel, retrograde cavity preparation [read the full story…]