Endodontics, the branch of dentistry concerned with the tooth pulp and tissues surrounding the tooth, is an important dental specialty recognized worldwide by dental associations. It is part of the dental teaching curriculum, and in order to graduate and become licensed, dentists must be able to diagnose which teeth need endodontic root canal treatment. Most dentists perform endodontic procedures on patients, but some also specialize by taking two or three years of postgraduate training to become an endodontist. The most common endodontics procedure is non-surgical root canal therapy, followed by endodontic retreatment, periapical surgery, management of cracked teeth, and treatment of dental trauma.
This book is the most up-to-date resource in endodontics and covers the full range of endodontic treatment. All chapters have been written by rising stars in the field - the researchers and clinical innovators who are making the most impact on the specialty. In addition to learning about the diverse forms of endodontic treatment, readers will benefit from the authors’ personal tips and advice and the sample questions included after each chapter, which reflect the content of endodontic exams in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Endodontic Treatment will be an invaluable source of knowledge and reference guide for dental students, residents training to become endodontists, and established dentists and endodontists.