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What are Sensitivity Tests and What Are They Used For?

This is the key question that Dr. Rodrigo Cunha, an Endodontist from Winnipeg, Manitoba, addresses in this latest episode in a series of interviews in which he answers your clinical questions.

In conversation with Dr. John O’Keefe, Director of Knowledge Networks CDA, Dr. Cunha explains exactly what he means by sensitivity testing and how it differs from vitality testing. He also takes a deep dive into the common types of tests available to dentists, outlining when best to use each test and why.

We hope you find the conversation useful. We welcome your thoughts, questions and/or suggestions about this post and other topics. Leave a comment in the box below or send us your feedback by email.

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  1. Andrew July 9, 2020

    Is it important whether we call it a sensitivity test or a vitality test? Our fee guide in BC calls it a vitality test…


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