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Radiographic Faults and Artifacts Part 1

THE IDEAL RADIOGRAPH IS THE ONE WHICH SHOWS:

1. Optimum density
2. Optimum contrast
3. Accurate
4. Covers the area of interest completely

When any of the above conditions are not satisfied it may be termed as the faulty radiographs.

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Working Length Determination in Root Canal Treatment Part 1

WORKING LENGTH DETERMINATION

In detail endodontic procedure primarily consists of
–         Access preparation –LA in vital
–         Pulpectomy
–         Working length X-ray
–         Biomechanical preparation (cleaning and shaping)
Chemo-mechanical preparation disinfection
Obturation

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Clinical Diagnostic Methods Part 2

Radiograph


Radiograph may show the number,
Course,
Shape,
Length,
and width of root canals, the presence of calcified material in the pulp chamber or root canal,
The resorption of dentin originating within the root canal (internal resorption) or from the root surface (external resorption)
Calcification or obliteration of the cavity,
Thickening of the periodontal ligament resorption of cementum,
And nature and extent of periapical and alveolar bone destruction.

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