J Endod 2006 Jan;32(1):34-8
Department of Endodontics, Advanced Education Program in Endodontics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA.
Uninfected necrotic tissue, such as that which follows a myocardial or cerebral infarct, is capable of inducing an inflammatory reaction. Eventually, the infarct is organized by granulation tissue. Why then, does uninfected devitalized pulp tissue, such as in traumatized teeth, not cause periradicular inflammation and does not become organized by granulation tissue? Four beagle dogs were used in this experiment. Read More