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Application of cone beam volumetric tomography in endodontics.
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PMID:  23487892     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
In a 2008 article on cone beam volumetric tomography (CBVT) and dentoalveolar applications, Tyndall and Rathore wrote: "It is in the area of endodontic applications that the literature has proved most fruitful to date." This statement is even truer today than in 2008. A review of the literature has demonstrated that, in many cases, CBVT is more efficacious than traditional forms of 2-D imaging. Endodontic applications of CBVT include the diagnosis of periapical lesions due to pulpal inflammation, identification, and localization of internal and external resorption, the detection of vertical root fractures, the visualization of accessory canals, and elucidation of the causes of non-healing endodontically treated teeth. Prior to 2008, most published articles on CBVT applications in endodontics were either case reports or in vitro studies. Since that time more well designed clinically related scholarly activity has been published. This article attempts to survey the field of CBVT applications in endodontics and provide the readers with an overview of what has been found. The authors hope that this knowledge will form a foundation for appropriate clinical decision making with specific reference to selection criteria for the endodontic applications of CBVT.
D A Tyndall; H Kohltfarber
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas dental journal     Volume:  129     ISSN:  0040-4284     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Dent J     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2013-03-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984821R     Medline TA:  Tex Dent J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1195-208     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Sciences and General Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina, North Carolina 27599-7450, USA.
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Aust Dent J. 2012 Mar;57 Suppl 1:72-81   [PMID:  22376099 ]

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