CLINICAL AND RADIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF PULPAL AND PERIRADICULAR TISSUEAbstract
Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic aspects of pulpal and periradicular tissue for patient undergoes endodontic treatment. Patient and method: The present study was limited to patients who treated endodontically by postgraduate students of Conservative Department, School of Dentistry/Faculty of Medical Sciences between January 2014 to February 2015. A total number of 174 case sheets of patients age ranged from 16 years to 53 years with the mean age being 31.1 years and (92) male and (82) female. The data were categorized according to two parameters, clinical and radiographical evaluation of pulpal and periradicular tissue. Results: Out of the 174 patients who were included in the study, symptomatic irreversible pulpitis (44.25%) was the most common clinical diagnostic disease of pulpal tissue and (45.97%) of cases undergo root canal therapy had normal periradicular tissue. Regarding radiographic assessment of pulpal and periradicular tissue, all criteria (alveolar bone, lamina dura, roots, pulp chamber and pulpal canal) are within the normal limit. Conclusion: Symptomatic irreversible pulpitis was the most common reason for root canal treatment.
Ranjdar Mahmood Talabani *, Azheen Jamil Ali and Bamo Namiq Abdulkareem
Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry - Faculty of Medical Sciences/ University of Sulaimani, Iraq
23 June, 2016
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