Treatment planning the endodontic case.
T Yeng, HH Messer, P Parashos
Aust Dent J | Published : 2007
Following a definitive diagnosis of the need for root canal treatment, the treatment planning stage should be straightforward if a logical sequence of decision-making is followed. Very few contra-indications exist for providing root canal treatment, but the planning must include several aspects. Firstly, is root canal treatment best for the patient to maintain a functional dentition long term? Secondly, who should provide the treatment? Thirdly, what are the restorative options that will ensure the best long-term prognosis? The sequencing of root canal treatment generally occurs early in a typical treatment plan, and prompt restoration after treatment is crucial to long-term survival of the ..View full abstract