Date published:Diagnosis: chronic periodontitis, tooth 36. Combined treatment of chronic periodontitis. Root apex resection implies the removal of the upper third of the root of a monoradicular tooth while preserving the structure and the tooth itself. This manipulation is performed under local anesthesia and takes less than an hour.
The initial radiographs.
the passage of the medial root canals; root canal system.
root canal obstruction using soft-core obturators
intermediate result: the opening of the tooth is filled with a temporary filling, control radiograph.
access to the hard tissues
view of the resected root in the mirror
retrograde dissection with an ultrasonic nozzle
retrograde filling of the AIT
control radiographs: immediately after the operation and a year later
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