Treatment Considerations In Endodontics, Part 1

Leslie Miller, DDS Newsletter

The success of endodontic treatment hinges on the prevention of the spread of microorganisms or their toxins from the root canal space into the periradicular tissues. Residual microorganisms are capable of existing within the root canal system for years after treatment in multispecies biofilms.! Despite nutrient deprivation, a hostile environment and the presence of a functioning host immune system, these organisms can result in the persistence of disease and …

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