Ledges annoy me. Like crazy. I finally put something together on how to remove them. Enjoy!
Welcome to the first Endospot Case of Note. This case is of a C-Shaped lower molar and I’ve tried my best to highlight the interesting aspects of the case, explain what can be seen using our diagnostic tools, and also how to treat these cases. As usual, I would love to hear your thoughts and […]
OK so a patient has come to see you complaining of toothache. It’s root canal time. You open up the lower right first molar and find a necrotic pulp. You’ve isolated well and done a nice endodontic preparation. Length is good and you’re happy with the sizes of your apical preps. You’ve been irrigating with […]
In this post, we discuss a simple and practical method of classifying pulpal pathology that can be used in practice on a daily basis. For the new and updated Endospot Podcast, go to the Podcast Page. Listen to the episode here (12 minutes):The Endospot Episode 2 | Simple Guide to Pulpal and Periapical Diagnosis Part […]
In this, post, we discuss practical techniques for preventing failure of LA for endodontics, especially when dealing with irreversible pulpitis. Listren to the audio file below: Preventing Local Anesthetic Failure in Endodontics
Every dentist has had the unfortunate experience of being unable to achieve anesthesia, especially when dealing with an irreversibly inflamed dental pulp. You find yourself filled with self-doubt and feeling helpless, especially where the patient has presented in pain and you feel you need to remove that inflamed pulp! But, LA failure is a […]
Below is a video of a demonstration I gave at the Jiao Tong University Dental School in Shanghai. I was demonstrating a method for removal of GP from treated canals. The method that I describe is only one of many methods, but I think it is a good way to begin re-treating. Please watch the […]
Intentional Reimplantation involves carefully extracting a tooth, performing root end resection and retro fill, and reimplanting the tooth. It is a simple and reliable procedure which can be performed by any dentist and can be used to retain teeth that might otherwise be deemed hopeless. See the Endospot Study Guide to Intentional Reimplantation at the […]