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Extra Canal Invasive Resorption (ECIR)

Extra canal invasive resorption (ECIR) may occur as a complication following trauma particularly where it involves damage to cementum and supporting tissues. ECIR maybe evident clinically as a pink coronal discoloration (fig 1b),later with cavitation of the enamel (Fig 1a), often there are no obvious external signs (Fig 2b), and the condition is only detected…
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Revolutionary Advances: Active Disinfection

The following article appeared at Dentistry Today, and features an annotated model of pupal anatomy courtesy of Dr. Eric Herbranson. Thanks for visiting Modern Endodontic Care of San Leandro, CA. Revolutionary Advances, Part 2: Active Disinfection Modern endodontic treatment has been shaped by revolutionary improvements in our armamentarium. This article is the second in a…
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Egyptian Mummy Brought to Life with Technology

Though this took place several years ago, it is a fascinating anthropological case that Dr. Eric Herbranson was a part of, utilizing 3D scanning technology. The use of the CBCT in our office has allowed us to revolutionize the way we approach endodontics and implant technology. Thanks for visiting Modern Endododontic Care of San Leandro,…
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Dr. Eric Herbranson – Through the Keyhole

Dr. Eric Herbranson, who loved model airplanes as a child, discusses the philosophy that has allowed his practice to soar. What can you tell us about your background? I was born in the Los Angeles area and raised in the San Fernando Valley in a suburban area with lots of neighborhood kids. My father owned…
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Fracture Resistant Endodontic and Restorative Preparations

Written by David Clark, DDS; John Khademi, DDS, MS; and Eric Herbranson, DDS, MS INTRODUCTION In 1890, G. V. Black proposed both a cavity classification system and cavity preparations that remain intact and the standard of care 120 years later. The consummate scientist that was G. V. Black, we can assume, would be shocked to…
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Cameras for Dental Microscopy Balance Effort with Quality

Digital cameras for microscopic imaging can help dentists get a clearer – and closer – picture of the state of a patient’s teeth. But many of today’s video cameras now capture good, usable still images, and higher-end digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) still cameras can now record video, too. How does a specialist choose between still…
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Endodontic Access Preparations: Dentin Conservation and the Anatomical Danger Zones

Eric Herbranson, DDS, MS, FDIC The author and his practice partner, Dr. Paul Brown, have spent the last 30 years in clinical endodontic practice. As established specialists, they have handled their share of difficult cases and in that time they became aware that most of the iatrogenic treatment errors in endodontic therapy were the result…
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