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Textbook of Endodontology, 3rd Edition

Textbook of Endodontology, 3rd Edition

Lars Bjørndal, Lise-Lotte Kirkevang, John Whitworth

ISBN: 978-1-119-05731-4

Jul 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

504 pages




The third edition of Textbook of Endodontology provides lucid scholarship and clear discussion of endodontic principles and treatment to dental students and dental practitioners searching for current information on endodontic theories and techniques. 

  • Completely revised and updated new edition
  • Features six new chapters
  • Provides pedagogical features to promote understanding
  • Includes clinical case studies to put the information in the clinical context
  • Illustrated in full color throughout with clinical images and detailed diagrams
  • Offers interactive multiple-choice questions on a companion website


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1 Introduction to endodontology
Lars Bjørndal, Lise-Lotte Kirkevang, John Whitworth

Part 1

2 The dentine-pulp complex: structure, functions, threats and response to external injury
Lars Bjørndal, Alastair J. Sloan

3 Dentinal and pulpal pain
Inge Fristad, Matti Närhi

4 Clinical pulp diagnosis and decision-making
Kerstin Petersson, Claes Reit

5 Caries pathology and management in deep stages of lesion formation
Lars Bjørndal

6 Treatment of vital pulp conditions
Lars Bjørndal, Helena Fransson, Stéphane Simon

Part 2

7 Apical periodontitis
Zvi Metzger, Anda Kfir, Itzhak Abramovitz

8 Microbiology of the inflamed and necrotic pulp
Luis E. Chávez de Paz

9 Clinical diagnosis of pulp necrosis and apical periodontitis
Dag Ørstavik

10 Endodontic emergencies
Peter Jonasson, Maria Pigg, Lars Bjørndal

Part 3

11 Controlling the environment – the aseptic working field
Merete Markvart, Pia Titterud Sunde

12 Access and canal negotiation: the first key procedural steps for successful endodontic treatment
Ove A. Peters, Ana Arias

13 Root canal instrumentation
Lars Bergmans, Paul Lambrechts

14 Irrigation and disinfection
Markus Haapasalo, Ya Shen

15 Root canal filling

15.1 Root canal filling materials
Gottfried Schmalz, Birger Thonemann

15.2 Root canal filling techniques
Amir T. Moinzadeh, Hagay Shemesh

Part 4

16 The root-canal treated tooth in prosthodontic reconstruction
Kishor Gulabivala, Yuan-Ling Paula Ng

17 Clinical epidemiology: measuring endodontic disease and treatment outcome
Lise-Lotte Kirkevang

18 Endodontic retreatment – the decision making process
Frank Setzer, Bekir Karabucak

19 Non-surgical retreatment
Thomas Kvist, Luc van der Sluis

20 Surgical endodontics
Lise-Lotte Kirkevang, Vibe Rud, Thomas Kvist

Part 5

21 Local anesthetic considerations
Nigel Foot, John Whitworth

22 Complex orofacial pain conditions
Lene Baad-Hansen, Peter Svensson

23 Endodontic complications after trauma
John Whitworth

24 Medico-legal considerations
Lars Bjørndal, Shiv Pabary, John Whitworth

25 Emergencies in need of urgent referral
Tara Renton

26 The transition to independent practice
Peter Musaeus