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A Concise Guide to Endodontic Procedures


About this book


This clinical guide is a concise up-to-date resource that covers a wide range of endodontic procedures, including non-surgical root canal therapy, surgical root canal therapy, trauma care and the management of fractured teeth, apexification, apexogenesis, revascularization, regeneration, Cvek partial pulpotomy, root canal retreatment, and periapical surgery. The provision of numerous flowcharts, checklists, and advice on error avoidance for each procedure will assist in decision-making in daily practice. Scientific and clinical evidence regarding the use and efficacy of the different forms of treatment is summarized, and helpful information is also presented on instrumentation. The inclusion of exam questions will assist those preparing for endodontic examinations. A Primer on Endodontic Treatment will be of value for dental students, residents in training to become endodontists, endodontists, pediatric dentists, and established dentists.


Endodontic Retreatment Non-vital Teeth Painful Teeth Periapical Surgery Root Canal Treatment

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EndodonticsNova Southeastern University College of Dental MedicineFort LauderdaleUSA

About the authors

Peter E. Murray, BSc (Hons), PhD (Endodontics and Oral Biology), is a Professor of Endodontics at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. He has spent his career working as an endodontic researcher and instructor in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His research has been sponsored by endodontic associations, the U.S. National Institutes of Health, and dental companies. Dr. Murray has published more than 150 articles, book chapters, and research abstracts. He has been instrumental in developing cutting-edge regenerative endodontic therapies that help to expand the scope of endodontics into healing and regeneration. In 2013, the American Association of Endodontists recognized the significance of Dr. Murray’s contributions to the science and art of endodontology by honoring him with the Ralph F. Sommer Award.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title A Concise Guide to Endodontic Procedures
  • Authors Peter Murray
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-662-43729-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-52175-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-662-43730-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 190
  • Number of Illustrations 14 b/w illustrations, 52 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dentistry
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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“This is a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of endodontic therapy and a wide range of therapy options. It also includes flow diagrams to use in decision-making for diagnosis and treatment. … The audience includes dental students, residents in training to become endodontists, pediatric dentists, and established dental practitioners. It is also a great resource for resident in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and (General Practice Residency) GPR training programs.” (Janet H. Southerland, Doody’s Book Reviews, October, 2015)