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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 89-91

Endodontic management of a patient with oral submucous fibrosis using custom modified endodontic instruments


1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, JamiaMilliaIslamia, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Institute of Dental Sciences and Technology, Modinagar, India

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Vivek Aggarwal
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, JamiaMilliaIslamia, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0707.92616

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This case report presents the endodontic management of a patient diagnosed with oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), and with a reduced mouth opening of 18 mm. The patient presented with acute pain; and, emergency pulpectomy was performed using modified endodontic instruments. Treatment of OSMF was initiated and the endodontic treatment was completed at a late stage. The article discusses in brief the etio-pathogenesis of OSMF with endodontic management of such patients.


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