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Lesions of Endodontic Periodontal Origin

  • Igor Tsesis
  • Carlos E. Nemcovsky
  • Joseph Nissan
  • Eyal Rosen
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Abstract

The advance of the endodontic disease involves inflammatory reaction of the peri-radicular tissues while the periodontal involves marginal periodontium and results in the progressive loss of the supportive tissues. There are multiple routes of communication between the root canal space and marginal periodontium. By these communications the bacteria from the root canal space may contaminate and infect the marginal periodontium and vice versa. While in most cases the manifestation of the periodontal and endodontic diseases is clearly distinct, there are certain clinical scenarios when the signs and symptoms may be confusing, making the final diagnosis complicated and subsequently result in the wrong treatment choice.

Keywords

Endodontic disease Periodontal disease Bacteria Diagnosis Treatment alternative 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor Tsesis
    • 1
  • Carlos E. Nemcovsky
    • 2
  • Joseph Nissan
    • 3
    • 4
  • Eyal Rosen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EndodontologySchool of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Periodontology and Implant DentistryThe Maurice and Gabriela School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  3. 3.Department of Oral Rehabilitation School of Dental-MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  4. 4.Rabin Medical-CenterBelinson HospitalPetah-TikvaIsrael

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