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Root Canals and Cavitations

Research has demonstrated that virtually all root canals result in residual infection due to the imperfect seal that allows bacteria to penetrate.  The most commonly used material in root canals is gutta percha, which is soaked in chloroform and heated.  … Continue reading

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The Shocking Tooth About Trigeminal Neuralgia

The New England Journal of Medicine June 29, 2000, Vol. 342, No. 26 To the Editor: A 66-year-old woman with a two-year history of right-sided Trigeminal neuralgia (involving the second Trigeminal division) presented with severe exacerbation of her typical sharp … Continue reading

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