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From: Roberto Cristescu
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 2:07 PM
Subject: [roots] Enamel Pearl ?
Sent for consult and start of endo in 26 due to intense pain and
sinus tract & swelling bucaal.
In my chair he was completely asympmtomatic, bleeding from the D pocket,
sinus tract bucaal which was stoping mid-way the DB root, and ofcourse
CBCT scan revelead radiopaque structure more or less like a enamel pearl
into the area between DB and P roots (exactely where the sinus tract stops).
The prevalence of enamel pearls is highest in maxillary upper molars and
especially in between the DB and P roots.
Treatment involves surgically. removal of this structure. Sometimes I see
also extraction as a
Did someone actually performed such a treatment of removing the "pearl" ?
How "easy" and predictable is ? Roberto