TRENDS IN ACCESS CAVITY PREPARATION: A REVIEW
Sambhav Jain, Abhishek Kumar, Mamit Kumar* and Amit Kumar
The term „access cavity preparation‟ often refers to the part of the cavity from the occlusal table to the canal orifice. One of the common causes of failure in endodontics is missed/eluded canals which hold tissue, and at times bacteria and their related irritants. with the advent of modern endodontic techniques which includes dental operating microscope or loupes for better magnification, illumination and visualization of the „ideal access cavity preparation‟ has evolved from being based on individual tooth type to the preparation based on the shape of the pulp chamber morphology of tooth being treated. The present review would discuss the various aspects and trends in access cavity preparation focusing on both the traditional as well as the modern concepts.
Keywords: Cavity, Access, Preparation, Endodontic.
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