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Periradicular tissues are
tissues that surround the root of a tooth
What specialist has been trained to perform root canal therapy?
What urgent situatuion can result if bacteria reach the nerves and blood vessels of a tooth?
Is pain a subjective or objective component of a diagnosis?
Tooth #5 is being tested for possible root canal therapy. Which tooth would be used as a control teeth?
When the dentist taps on a tooth, what diagnostic test is being performed?
What type of radiograph would be exposed through the course of root canal theraphy?
The diagnosis of inflamed pulp tissue is
Another term for necrotic is
dead and nonvital
The dental material most commonly preferred for pulp capping is
What portion of the pulp would the dentist remove in a pulpotomy?
What instrument has tiny projections and is used to remove pulp tissue?
What type of file is best suited for canal enlargement?
A rubber stop is placed on a file to
maintain the correct measurement of the canal
fill a pulpal canal
The irrigation material most commonly used during root canal therapy is
diluted sodium hypochlorite
The material commonly used for obturation of a canal is
The type of moisture control recommended by the ADA for root canl therapy is
What surface of a posterior tooth would the dentist enter with a rotary bur when opening a canal for root canal therapy?
lingual for anterior
"blank" is asurgical procedure that involves the removal of the apex of a root.