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Broken file pushed over the apex - Courtesy ROOTS

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From: Sergiu Nicola
To: ROOTS
Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:58 AM
Subject: [roots] simple case of broken file retrieval

This is an unusual case. A friend of mine, endodontist too, starts 
to retreat #1.3. he brokes a file and in the attempt of removal, 
pushes it over the apex. He tries to obturate it but becouse of 
the bleeding he couldn't  manage. so he refered the case to me

Sorry for not putting a pic with the broken file, it was 1/4 in 
the root and 3/4 in the bone , but i was mad
becouse i wasn't finding a micro mirror in the entire office:)

So i placed MTA apically, and then , i opened the tooth, added 
some dry mta (yes i believe in apical moisture) ,
some gp then fiberpost and build - Dr. Sergiu Nicola,


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