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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Failure to disinfect such a root canal system poses a challenge and may affect the outcome of the treatment.
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KeyWords: Working length, maxillary canine, root canal treatment, success
Root canal treatment may be defined as the combinations of procedures including mechanical instrumentation of root canal system, its chemical debridement, and filling with an inert material to restore or maintain the health of periradicular tissues (1).
* When given a choice between tooth extraction and root canal treatment, always opt for a root canal.
Root canal treatment is a dental procedure to treat infection at the centre of a tooth.
A successful root canal therapy aims to obtain complete filling of the root canal system with no voids using a three-dimensionally stable and biocompatible filling material.
The literature has reported the prevalence of mandibular incisors with flat oval-shaped root canals. (1,2,3,4,5) The presence of these anatomical features has been associated with complications during instrumentation with hand and engine-driven instruments, hindering the cleanliness of the root canal system.
Root Canal Morphology of the Mandibular First Premolars in a Yucatecan Population Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography: An in vitro Study