Posts made in September, 2017


As we all know, all teeth have roots and each root has tiny pathway inside it called “Root Canal”. Root canal is filled with pulp. And pulp is a collection of nerves,blood vessels and other tissues. pulp supplies energy to the tooth through blood. But sometimes this pulp gets infected. So basically we do RCT (Root Canal Treatment) when pulp gets infected. Causes of infection : Tooth crack, injury to the tooth, may be the result of a...

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A root canal has to be performed if the dental nerve (Latin: Pulpa) has died and/or is infected. The objective of a root canal is to completely remove the destroyed tissue (which may also be infected with bacteria in some cases) from the interior of the tooth, so that the infection is prevented from spreading to the...

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Antibiotics frequently are used by dentists and endodontists as part of routine practice in endodontic therapy. In addition, some endodontic patients are at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis or prosthetic joint infections, and several guidelines have been proposed to prevent these infections during endodontic treatment. The AAE produced several previous position statements and guidelines on the use of antibiotics in...

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