Check Page Ranking

Home
Dental tourism
Conferences
Dental books
Bad breath
Kids caries
Smoking effects
Patient info
Dental Videos
Wisdom tooth
Diabetes
Drugs of choice

Endo tips    Better Endo    Endo abstracts    Endo discussions

Endodontic microsurgery on D11 - Courtesy ROOTS

The opinions and photographs within this web page are not ours. Authors have been
credited for the individual posts where they are - www.rxroots.com
From: Dmitri Ruzanov
To: ROOTS
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2010 5:02 AM
Subject: [roots] Surgery...

This patient was referred for endodontic microsurgery on d11 due to
persistent lesion. I didn't like how RCT looked like on this tooth 
and on neighbours... Couldn't insist on orthograde revision,
partly due to "politics and diplomatics" :-(    hmmm....

This time I used a "combination" flap - Ochsenbein-Luebke mesial and 
distal to the tooth treated and papilla preservation on the target 
tooth, vertical release incision distally. Yep, there was a mess in 
periapical tissues... Removed ca 3mm of root tip, retroprepped and 
filled with IRM

I feel like loving IRM more and more... in my hands MTA just plain 
doesn't work well - everytime i have a handful of this sand all over 
the crypt and this ruins my day. IRM, on the other hand is more user 
friendly... imo. Marga, oh where are you? :-)))

First time used Tevdek sutures... absolutely loved the stuff! I guess 
i will switch to Tevdek exclusively for my non-resorbable all-around 
suture material.

Today i removed the sutures (at 48h)... wound looks just fine. I expect 
perfect gingival healing. Will have the patient back for recall in 
half a year.

Would love to get constructive critiques and advice :-) - Dmitri

K 3 lightspeed

Crown replacement

Root reinforcement

Vertical root fracture

Periodontal pocket

Cox crapification

Cold sensitivity

Buccal sinus

Nikon 995

Distal canals

Second mesial canal

Narrow escape

Membrane

Severe curvatures

Unusual resorption

Huge pulpstone

Molar access

Perforation repair

Maxillary molars

Protaper shaping

Pulsing pain

Apical periodontitis

Mesial middle

Isthmus protocol

Fragment beyond apex

Apical trifurcation

Jammed K file

Mesial canals

Irreversible pulpitis

Bicuspid abscess

Sideways molar

Red Dye allergy

Small mirrors

Calcified molar

Extraction and implants

Calcificated central

Internal resorption

Bone lucency

Porcelain inlay

Bone allograft