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14 year CBCT recall:Mesiolingual root Tooth #14,Tooth #15
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From: Terry Pannkuk
To: ROOTS
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 11:13 AM
Subject: [roots] 14 year CBCT recall Mesiolingual root (#14), #15 treated today

Iím doing these long-term recall CBCTís for free so I'ím getting quite 
a few of them.  Hereís one from this afternoon. The patient presented 
as an emergency (exposure, pulpitis,  #15)  Itís surprising how many 
separate mesiolingual roots Iíve seen in a row lately.  These types 
of cases are very dangerous if access is poor; mesial wall
extension is critical .  I treated this patient in January, 1996.   
PAís attached; patient in temps, crowns to be replaced.

#15 had a similar MB2 which was closer to the palatal root than the MB1.    
I didn'ít take a post-treatment CBCT because the patient was getting enough 
rads as and was tired from this being a single visit  emergency.
I tried to map the canals through the transverse sections after I completed 
the case in retrospect knowing where the canals were from the access and 
post-treatment radiographs:



The CBCT didnít help me treat #15 but it did present interesting information 
that explained what I was doing and if I get a chance, and the patient is 
willing/interested, Iíll get another one soon to see how it looks
after treatment.



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