CategoryDiagnostic Aids & Treatment

Apicoectomy – An endodontic surgery when Root Canal Treatment fails

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Apicoectomy – a good option after root canal treatment failure We earlier discussed in our last article about the root canal treatment. Here we will see that what if your root canal treatment fails? The commonest treatment after root canal treatment fails is root end resection or an apicoectomy. In this procedure, the apical end of the root is removed and sealed. Why apicoectomy needs...

FAQs related to Root Canal Treatment

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It is always better to understand you about root canal treatment. So you can basically know what is root canal treatment? And so we are here to help you out. Today we are going to discuss some questions or queries related to “Root Canal Treatment”. Let’s get started. Here are some questions related to root canal treatment or RCT or endodontic treatment: What is root canal treatment (RCT) or...

Root Canal Treatment: Causes, Symptoms, Procedure, Pain, Success, Failures, Cost in India

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Root canal treatment overview Root canal, a word that gives you shivers down your spine. A treatment of the core element of the tooth called as pulp that is the formative organ of the tooth. But the pulp is a highly resistant tissue with good healing ability. This resistance depends on the nutritional supply, age cellular damage and other metabolic and physiologic parameters. This remembers me of...

Root Canal Treatment by Laser (Painless RCT) – Advanced Technology

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Laser root canal treatment overview This is the era of 21st century. Science and technologies are now far better. Now Laser is the main part of most of the medical treatments available. In the past five decades, Laser has now become a trend in dentistry, too. So let’s get some knowledge of laser root canal treatment. What is LASER? Full form of LASER is “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission...

HIV Cure – Finally a way out!

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Science has played a major role in fighting against some of the dreaded diseases around the world. With curable vaccine available, doctors can treat their patient going through the life threatening disease. Unfortunately, few diseases are still out of reach to fight against, and one such is HIV. The most dreaded disease has taken millions of lives since its outbreak and the HIV vaccine is still...

Lung Transplant- A New Lease of Life

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Lung transplantation is a process of replacing the diseased or damaged lung with a new one from healthy donors. Every year, millions of people across the world undergo lung transplant surgery due to damage their lungs have suffered over the years. In recent years, the survival rate after undergoing the treatment has been improved. However, doctors hesitate in performing the surgery if the patient...

What is OPG – Orthopantomogram?

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Introduction OPG – Orthopantomogram is one amongst the dental connected x-ray that’s used for diagnostic and treatment purpose. It’s taken to view the complete mouth radiography, that shows upper and lower jaw with teeth, additionally shows temporomandibular joint. When it’s taken? Dentist suggests taking an OPG once it’s required. It’s required to detect dental...

What is Operculectomy?

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Operculectomy is the minor surgical procedure that includes the removal of the inflamed soft tissue covering most likely third molar (wisdom tooth). Methods to remove: The inflamed soft tissue can be removed by one of this methods: surgical scalpel, electrocautery, laser or trichloracetic acid. Where is an operculum seen? An operculum is the extension of the soft tissue surrounding the tooth...

Wisdom Tooth Removal (Extraction): Causes, Treatment and Complication

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Wisdom Tooth Removal Overview Wisdom tooth removal is the procedure of removing Third Molar. Now, what is “Third Molar”? Wisdom teeth refer to the third molars in medical terminology. They are the last teeth in the mouth. Wisdom teeth usually erupt between the age of 17-25 years. A wisdom tooth can erupt in the oral cavity fully or partially or it can totally fail to erupt in the oral...