Clinical diagnosis in endodontics
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The aim of endodontic treatment is preservation of a tooth as a functional unit within a functioning dentition. A critical step in determination of a suitable treatment modality is arriving at an accurate diagnosis. A systematic approach for establishing a definitive endodontic diagnosis is essential as pulpal and periapical diseases are dynamic with a variety of signs and symptoms.
KeywordsEndodontic diagnosis Pulpal pain Peri apical pain Thermal tests Pulp vitality Abscess Sinus
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