Root canal obturation using core-carrier techniques

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19 studies were included in this review of core-carrier obturation techniques in endodontic treatment. Success rates was 83%(95CI; 69-91%) with 24% suffering postoperative pain and 31% having overfilling.

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Study suggest that 5% of all teeth have a periapical radiolucency

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In yesterday’s blog we looked at the outcomes of one versus two visit root canal treatment . Today we are looking at a review which seeks to identify what the prevalence of periapical radiolucencies  and non-surgical root treatment is in the population. The authors searched the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases with hand searching of the [read the full story…]