Card Set Information
a localized accumulation of pus in a cavity formed by tissue disintegration
pertaining to a traumatic, pathologic or physiologic occurence or process that has a short and relatively severe course
surgical removal of infectious material surrounding the apex of the root
surgical removal of the apical portion of the root through a surgical opening made in the overlying bone and gingival tissues
pertaining to disease symptoms that persist over a long time
healthy tooth used as a standard to compare questionable teeth of similar size and structure during pulp vitality testing
: same type, opposite quadrant)
to remove or clean out the pulpal canal
Direct Pulp Cap
application of dental material with an exposed or nearly exposed dental pulp
a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp and the periradicular tissues
plastic type of filling material used in endodontics
surgical separation of a multirooted tooth through the furcation area
The dental material most commonly preferred for pulp capping is?
Tooth #5 is being tested for possible root canal therapy. What tooth would be used as a control tooth?
What type of file is best suited for canal enlargement?
The material most commonly used for obturation of a canal is?
What portion of the pulp would the dentist remove in a pulpotomy?
What is the surgical procedure that involves the removal of the apex of a root?
The irrigation material most commonly used during root canal therapy is?
sodium hypochlorite ( household bleach)
Pain Management Post Op Instructions:
take advil/tylenol, avoid chewing until numbness goes away or on the opposite side of treatment
Diet Post Op Instructions:
no chewing gum, or anything hard. chew on opposite side of treatment if painful
Oral Care Post Op Instructions:
brush and floss normally, rinse with warm salt water (1tsp to 1 glass of water)