alexa Abstract | The Role of Dental Operating Microscope in Locating the Second Mesio- Buccal Canal in Maxillary Molars: an In Vitro Evaluation
e-ISSN: 2320-7949 and p-ISSN: 2322-0090

Research & Reviews: Journal of Dental Sciences
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article Open Access

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of using the Dental Operating Microscope (DOM) for detection of the second mesio buccal canal orifice in extracted maxillary first molars of north Indian population, compared with unaided vision.

Study Design: 520 extracted maxillary first molars were collected from different regions of north India and access cavity preparations were made in all. Attempt was made to locate the MB2 canal with unaided vision. Then the teeth in which no MB2 canal was found were examined by using a DOM along with the use of ultrasonics.

Results: MB2 canal orifices were detected in 338 teeth with unaided vision. In another 86 teeth, MB2 canal orifice was located by using the DOM. Qualitative nonparametric comparisons were used for evaluation revealing that magnification increased the chances of locating the MB2 canal by 16.5 percentage points.

Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that the DOM provides increased opportunity for the dentist to detect extra canals, thus enhancing the success rate of Endodontic therapy.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Harpreet Singh, Jaidev Singh Dhillon, Mandeep Kaur, Pooja Kapoor

Keywords

Dental Operating Microscope, Maxillary Molar, Mesiobuccal Canal, Dental Filling, Dental Traumatology

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
 
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords