Article: Volume 43 Number 5 Page 430 - June 2016

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Endodontics:  Modern Endodontic Principles Part 8: The Future of Endodontics

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Abstract: Although the principles of endodontics have remained unchanged for many decades, root canal treatment has been subject to major changes in the past few years. This paper outlines the cutting-edge advances including the materials and techniques used.

Clinical relevance: This article provides an overview of bioactive materials and insight into regenerative endodontics, vital pulp therapy and intentional replantation.

Author notes: Reza Vahid Roudsari, DDS, MFDS, MSc, PGCert(OMFS), Clinical Lecturer/Honorary Specialty Registrar in Restorative Dentistry, Sarra Jawad, BDS, BSc, MFDS, Specialty Registrar/Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Carly Taylor, BDS, MSc, MFGDP, FHEA, Clinical Lecturer/Honorary Specialty Registrar in Restorative Dentistry, James Darcey, BDS, MSc, MDPH, MFGDP, MEndo, FDS(Rest Dent), Consultant and Honorary Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry (James.Darcey@cmft.nhs.uk) and Alison Qualtrough, BChD, MSc, PhD, FDS MRD, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, UK.

Objective: To understand where the future of endodontics lies.

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