Check Page Ranking
Home
Dental tourism
Conferences
New additions
Dental books
FREE journals
Bad breath
Kids caries
Smoking effects
Patient info
Dental Videos
Latest news
ROOTS cases
Wisdom tooth
Diabetes
Drugs of choice

Virology 1
Virology 2
Virology 3
Anatomy 1
Anatomy 2
Anatomy 3
Dental terminology 1
Dental terminology 2
Dental terminology 3
Dental terminology 4
Dental terminology 5
Dental terminology 6
Dental terminology 7
Dental terminology 8
Dental abbreviations
Nitrous Oxide 1
Nitrous Oxide 2
Nitrous Oxide 3
Virology - page 4
Virology - page 5
Dental terms 1
Dental terms 2
Neuro Ques & Ans
Neck Anatomy
Hematocrap pathology 1
Hematocrap pathology 2
Hematocrap pathology 3
Hematocrap pathology 4
Hematocrap pathology 5
Dental India Home page

Endo tips    Better Endo    Endo abstracts    Endo discussions

  Apical surgery done 20 years ago

The opinions within this web page are not ours
Authors have been credited for the individual posts where they are. - ROOTS

From: Ian charlesworth
To: ROOTS
Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 9:09 PM
Subject: [roots] re-rct 17

Hi to all, this patient has asked me to try and save this tender to percussion upper right seven,,,
apical surgery done nearly twenty years ago......is this  herodontic heaven ?
any thoughts appreciated - Regards Ian Charlesworth

I'd say he got his money's worth for 20 yrs. Looks heroic by my book. Decay also noted on the distal of first molar complicating solving the treatment plan - Fred Lally Hi Ian, In my humble opinion don't even touch this case!!!!!! sometimes it better to say NO than facing the music...moreover, patients have a tendency to compare older work to the new one. even if u devise the best treatment plan,they r not satisfied as they become quite comfortable with the existing situation...i completely agree with Fred... please refer this case to someone else. - Pranav. Thanks for the replies ,,,,."please refer this case to someone else" perhaps to someone I dont know/like? :) call me a sucker but I just love the challenge .... - Regards Ian Charlesworth What does the patient want as an outcome? - Bill I would tell the patient to invest in a new bridge from the 1.6 - 1.4 and have the 1.7 extracted. And if the patient really wants to save the 1.7 I would opt for a retreatment followed by apical surgery on both buccal roots. But on a 1.7 this is very challenging if not crazy. My 2 cents - Rafael Michiels
Protaper flaring
6 yr old Empress
Cvek pulpotomy
Middle mesial
Endo misdiagnosis
MTA retrofill
Resin core
BW importance
Bicuspid tooth

Necrotic #8 treatment
Finding MB2 / MB3
Deep in a canal
Broken file retrieval
Molar cases
Pushed over apex
MB2 and palatal canal
Long lower third
Veneer cases
CT Implant surgury

Weird Anatomy
Apical trifurcation
Canal and Ultrasonics
Cotton stuffed chamber
Pulp floor sandblasting
Silver point removal
Difficult acute curve
Marked swelling
5 canaled premolar

Sealer overextension
Complex anatomy
Secondary caries
Zygomatic arch
Confluent mesials
LL 1st molar (#19)
Shaping vs Cleaning
First bicuspid
In Vivo mesial view
Inaccesible canals

Premolar 45
Ortho and implant
Radioluscency
Lateral incisor
Obturation
Churning irrigant
Cold lateral
Tipped to lingual
Acute pulpitis images

Middle distal canal
Silver point
Crown preparation
Epiphany healing
Weird anatomy
Dual Xenon
Looking for MB2
Upper molar resorption
Acute apical abcess
Finding MB2

Gingival inflammation
Irreversible pulpitis
AG BU ortho band
TF Files
using TF files
Broken bur
Warm technique
Restorative prognosis
Tooth # 20 and #30

Apical third
3 canal premolar
Severe curvature
Interesting anatomy
Chamber floor
Zirconia crown
Dycal matrix
Cracked tooth
Tooth structure loss
Multiplanar curves