Textbook of Endodontology. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 4384544
  • Book
  • 504 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The third edition of Textbook of Endodontology provides lucid scholarship and clear discussion of endodontic principles and treatment to dental students and dental practitioners searching for current information on endodontic theories and techniques. It contains many new line drawings and clinical images and retains core concept, advanced concept, clinical concept, and key literature boxes for ease of assimilation.

Significantly revised and completely updated, this new edition features a number of new chapters on local anesthesia, asepsis, access and canal negotiation, irrigation and disinfection, emergency management, and medicolegal considerations. Aspects of diagnosis, deep caries management, decision–making for endodontic retreatment, orofacial pain, and clinical epidemiology also receive greater emphasis. A final chapter on the pressures facing young dentists as they transition from dental school to independent practice provides helpful insights to help them strive to remain true to core principles of training.

  • Completely revised and updated new edition
  • Features six new chapters
  • Provides pedagogical features to promote understanding
  • Includes clinical case studies to put the information in the clinical context
  • Illustrated in full color throughout with clinical images and detailed diagrams

Textbook of Endodontology, Third Edition is an important text for undergraduate and postgraduate dental students and general practitioners wishing to update their knowledge of contemporary endodontic research and practice.

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List of contributors



About the companion website

1 Introduction to endodontologyJohn Whitworth, Lise–Lotte Kirkevang, and Lars Bjørndal

Part 1 The Vital Pulp

2 The dentin pulp complex: structure, functions, threats, and response to external injuryLars Bjørndal and Alastair J. Sloan

3 Dentinal and pulpal painInge Fristad and Matti Närhi

4 Clinical pulp diagnosis and decision–makingKerstin Petersson and Claes Reit

5 Caries pathology and management in deep stages of lesion formationLars Bjørndal

6 Treatment of vital pulp conditionsLars Bjørndal, Helena Fransson, and Stéphane Simon

Part 2 The Infected Necrotic Pulp and Apical Periodontitis

7 Apical periodontitisZvi Metzger, Anda Kfir, and Itzhak Abramovitz

8 Microbiology of the inflamed and necrotic pulpLuis E. Chávez de Paz

9 Clinical diagnosis of pulp necrosis and apical periodontitisDag Ørstavik

Part 3 Endodontic Treatment Procedures

10 Endodontic emergenciesPeter Jonasson, Maria Pigg, and Lars Bjørndal

11 Controlling the environment the aseptic working fieldMerete Markvart and Pia Titterud Sunde

12 Access and canal negotiation: the first key procedural steps for successful endodontic treatmentOve A. Peters and Ana Arias

13 Root canal instrumentationLars Bergmans and Paul Lambrechts

14 Irrigation and disinfectionMarkus Haapasalo and Ya Shen

15 Root canal filling

15.1 Root canal filling materialsGottfried Schmalz and Birger Thonemann

15.2 Root canal filling techniquesAmir–Taymour Moinzadeh and Hagay Shemesh

Part 4 The Endodontically Treated Tooth

16 The root canal–treated tooth in prosthodontic reconstructionKishor Gulabivala and Yuan–Ling Ng

17 Clinical epidemiology: measuring endodontic disease and treatment outcomeLise–Lotte Kirkevang

18 Endodontic retreatment the decision–making processFrank Setzer and Bekir Karabucak

19 Nonsurgical retreatmentThomas Kvist and Luc van der Sluis

20 Surgical endodonticsLise–Lotte Kirkevang, Vibe Rud, and Thomas Kvist

Part 5 Additional Considerations

21 Local anesthetic considerationsNigel Foot and John Whitworth

22 Complex orofacial pain conditionsLene Baad–Hansen and Peter Svensson

23 Endodontic complications after traumaJohn Whitworth

24 Medicolegal considerationsLars Bjørndal, Shiv Pabary, and John Whitworth

25 Emergencies in need of urgent referralTara Renton

26 The transition to independent practicePeter Musaeus


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Lars Bjørndal
Lise–Lotte Kirkevang
John Whitworth
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