- More than 1,000 illustrations demonstrate techniques,
procedures, and follow-up results.
- Discussions of drug therapy include coverage of
non-steroidal, antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
- Information on emergency treatment includes emergency
treatment for patients in pain, teeth with abscesses, and treating
flare-ups of infection.
- Retreatment and restoration of the endodontically
treated tooth are addressed.
- Case studies illustrate endodontic-orthodontic
- Non-surgical alternatives to routine endodontic
treatment are included.
- The simple, concise language makes difficult topics
easy to understand.
- Up-to-date reference lists presented at the end of
each chapter direct readers to additional literature on each topic and
offer validity for all the concepts presented.
- The author is well-recognized, highly respected, and
known for his practical, almost anecdotal approach to endodontics.
New to this Edition
- Content has been completely updated, reorganized, and
condensed to include only the most relevant information.
- Case studies including accompanying radiographs that
go as far back as 25 years follow up.
- New changes and procedures address the problems
associated with AIDS.
- Extensive coverage is included on the many new
instruments introduced over the past 5 years.
- Discussions reflect advances in the areas of:
injections, the use of calcium hydroxide, calculation of working length,
warm gutta-percha, and the reduction of cross-contamination.
- Material that general dentists are not looking for in
an endodontics book has been deleted, such as the science behind the
- The overall design is now more visually appealing.
Table of Contents
1. Basis for successful
endodontics 2. Diagnosis and treatment planning 3. Endodontic emergency
treatment 4. Access cavity preparation and initiating treatment 5.
Intracanal treatment procedures, basic and advanced topics 6. Calculation
of working length 7. Canal filling with semisolid materials 8. Solid-core
canal filling materials: theory, technique, and re-treatment 9. Periapical
surgery 10. Root amputations 11. Endodontic-periodontal problems 12.
Endodontic-orthodontic relationships 13. Microbiology of endodontics 14.
Alternatives to routine endodontic treatment 15. Restoration of the
endodontically treated tooth 16. Endodontic timetables 17. Drug therapy
useful in endodontics
By Franklin S. Weine, DDS, MSD,
Professor Emeritus, Loyola University, Chicago, IL; Formerly Professor and
Director, Post-Graduate Endodontics, Loyola University School of
Dentistry, Maywood, IL; Visiting Professor of Endodontics, Osaka Dental
University, Osaka, Japan; Private Practice, Olympia Fields, IL