Use of higher magnification provides better outcomes in endodontic microsurgery

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This systematic review is the second part of a review we first highlighted in Dental Elf on the 7th July. The  aim of this part was to assess whether root-end surgery techniques with microinstruments but only loupes or no visualization aids (contemporary root-end surgery [CRS]) compared with endodontic microsurgery using the same instruments and materials [read the full story…]

Traditional root-end surgery or endodontic microsurgery for best outcomes?

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The aim of this systematic review was to compare the outcomes of two different approaches to endodontic surgery, traditional (TRS) or microsurgical (EMS). The databases, Medline, PubMed and Embase were searched along with the following journals: Journal of Endodontics, International Endodontic Journal, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics, Journal of Oral and [read the full story…]