Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Dental Publication / Article Details

Guide to Diagnosing & Treating Endodontic & Periodontal Lesions Guide to Diagnosing & Treating Endodontic & Periodontal Lesions

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Peter C. Shatz, DDS, Albert L. Amato, DDS, David Kurtzman, DDS

Date Added:

4/1/1998


Summary:

The gathering of diagnostic information using radiographs and conventional pulp vitality testing serves as the current foundation for milking uncomplicated endodontic diagnoses. Acquiring and investigating diagnostic information can be analogous to piecing together a puzzle. As each piece fits, a picture begins to emerge. but if the puzzle contains too many pieces and inherently becomes more complex, frustration mounts and elucidating the pIcture becomes more difficult. Therefore, the practitioner must remember endodontic diagnosis becomes less difficult if it has been approached as a process of elimination from the various dental and nonendodontic maladies. These illnesses that may be confused with pulpal pathosis Include anatomic structures appeanng as radiolucencies such as greater palatine, incisive, and mental foramina, and nonodontogenic pathologies such as a giant cell lesion, traumatic bone cyst, or a cementoma. The followmg information is a mode of classifying endo-perio lesions so the primary etiologic factor can be identified.

Related Articles
Improving Diagnosis Through the Use of Digital Radiography

Improving Diagnosis Through the Use of Digital Radiography
As aesthetic dentistry has gained in popularity among. consumers, who are mare aware of the potential it has to correct deficiencies in their smiles, practitioners are challenged to improve the nature of their treatment. Often, this entails providing treatment with a smaller associated expense, reduced treatment duration or expense, and w ith increased comfort to the patient throughout the procedure. Facing these imperatives, greater numbers of practitioners have opted to incorporote digital communications…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
View Article>>
Masters of Esthetic Dentistry 1991

Masters of Esthetic Dentistry 1991
Building a perfect practice, an Interview with Dr. Ronald Goldstein and Dr. David Garber.

Author(s): Ronald Goldstein, DDS;David Garber, DMD
View Article>>
Digital Radiography: Asset for the Hygienist

Digital Radiography: Asset for the Hygienist
The hygiene practitioner plays an integral role in the evaluation of the cosmetic, as well as the functional, needs of the patient. Since time is a valuable commodity for both patients and the dental team, it is imperative that the armamentarium available assists in obtaining an accurate diagnosis in the timeliest fashion. One of these tools—digital radiography—is changing the face of patient care, contributing to safer, faster, and more effective means of dental treatment. The incorporation of…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Julia Davidson, RDH
View Article>>
Related Videos
The Use of Digital Technology for Patient Care Premium Member Content

The Use of Digital Technology for Patient Care
In this presentation, we will analyze different cases, highlighting the operational differences that they have developed over time, with the increasing knowledge of the new materials and the daily developing of the new software's. It is also described how traditional materials and techniques have been replaced with other innovative new technologies, and how the results obtaining with these are systematic and overlapping times better than traditional one.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 2 of 3 Premium Member Content

Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 2 of 3
Mr. John Nadeau presents an informative lecture for both doctors and staff on the rapidly growing field of dental sleep medicine.

Presented By:: Mr. John Nadeau
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
The Choice and Utilization of Therapeutic Agents in Dentistry - Part 1 Premium Member Content

The Choice and Utilization of Therapeutic Agents in Dentistry - Part 1
Dr. Peter Jacobsen outlines the various uses of therapeutic agents in dentistry.

Presented By:: Peter L. Jacobsen, PhD, DDS
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Tooth Makeover to a True Smile Makeover Premium Member Content

Tooth Makeover to a True Smile Makeover
Dr. Warren Roberts strategically integrates facial rejuvenation with the cosmetic smile makeover using his 30+ years of dental expertise, making this a relevant issue for any dentist.

Presented By:: Warren Roberts, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2
Many elements of the digital workflow including digital treatment planning using merged datasets, guided implant surgery, and CADCAM restorative design will be presented in the context of their current limitations and the opportunity for efficient and predictable esthetic restorative outcomes. The goal of treatment success is based upon the thoughtful application of these technologies to an patient’s specific needs.

Presented By:: David L. Guichet, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
CAD CAM Dentistry for Teeth and Implants Premium Member Content

CAD CAM Dentistry for Teeth and Implants
This webinar will discuss options for Cad/Cam fabrication of ceramic restorations for teeth and implants. The technologies available today can give the same aesthetic restorations with half the time, and half the visits. The software capabilities are available for all types of restorations. All the different types of scanners will be discussed and how they are used in a prosthetic private practice. Various CAD - ceramic materials allow the clinician to get high translucency, high flexural strength and excellent marginal integrity.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Download Now

Important!

To view this dental publication or article, you must be a registered user of Dental XP. If you are already a member, click here to login.

Registration is free and only takes several minutes. Dental XP will never spam you, or sell your information.

Join For Free



Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2016

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register