What is the importance of percussion sensitivity in endodontic diagnosis?

| December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

What is the importance of percussion sensitivity in endodontic diagnosis?

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Percussion sensitivity is a valuable diagnostic tool. Once the infection or inflammatory process has extended through the apical foremen into the periodontal  ligament (PDL) space and apical tissues, pain is localizable with a percussion test. The PDL space is richly innervated by proprioceptive fibers, which make the percussion test a valuable tool

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