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root canal

n.
1. A pulp-filled channel in a root of a tooth.
2. A treatment in which diseased tissue from this part of the tooth is removed and the resulting cavity is filled with an inert material.

root canal

n
(Dentistry) the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerves and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity

root′ canal`


n.
1. the root portion of the pulp cavity of a tooth.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.root canal - the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerve and blood vessels enter the pulp cavityroot canal - the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerve and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
pulp cavity - the central cavity of a tooth containing the pulp (including the root canal)
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Because of the lack of an apical constriction, an alternative to standard root canal treatment, apexification or root end closure has been advocated.
Key Words: post-operative, occlusal reduction, root canal treatment, irreversible pulpitis.
The present reports describe the root canal treatment in two mandibular second molars with C-shaped canal configurations.
Key Word: Lesion sterilization and tissue repair therapy( LSTR), root canal treatment, Vitapex, triple antibiotic paste( 3MIX).
Successful root canal treatment retains the tooth as a functional unit in the oral cavity.
Independent samples t-test was applied to study post operative-pain in patients undergoing root canal treatment in one visit versus patients undergoing root canal treatment in two visits.
Key Words: Root canal treatment, Naproxen, Postoperative endodontic pain, Irreversible pulpitis.
The remaining dentine thickness (RDT), the amount of thickness of dentine left after the instrumentation of the root canal system, is an important parameter that affects the success of root canal treatment and its restorative prognosis.
USA], Oct 24 (ANI): Now, undergoing a root canal treatment will not be difficult, as researchers have developed an injectable antimicrobial gel that could disinfect a tooth during a root canal procedure.
For most people, the choice between digesting reams of financial information and root canal treatment, without anaesthesia is close.
The new materials that will increase the success of deciduous teeth root canal treatment are continuing to investigate.
The recognition and diagnosis of a dilaceration are essential for any tooth that requires root canal treatment.