The patient was referred by his general dentist for endodontic treatment of tooth 16 with severely curved mesiobuccal root. Clearly, it was a challenging case and took a little more time to complete than normal. The canals were successfully prepared and obturated.
Removal of instrument fractures can always be problematical and time consuming. This fractured file tip in the mesial root of a lower right six was removed with the use of ultrasonic and the IRS system.
Patient referred for RCT of 46. The tooth has very long roots.
MTA has revolutionised Endodontic when treating open-apex and immature teeth.
X-Rays of infected upper right second molar and lower left first molar, the dark areas are a result of
6 months later the dark zones of inflammation are shrinking. The review appointment confirmed complete healing.
1. Upper right first molar
Careful apical preparation of all four canals resulted in an excellent endodontic outcome.
2. Infected lower left first molar.
Owing to the calcified canal system the patient was referred to optimise the chances of successful endodontic
treatment. With the aid of a dental operating microscope a conservative access cavity was created and all root
canals were successfully treated.
Result: The tooth has been free of signs and symptoms.
The patient was referred by his general dentist for endodontic treatment of tooth 44 with a clear infection. Patient was symptomatic. Root canal treatment was done through the crown successfully.
This is another case referred by a general dental practitioner for fractured post removal and retreatment. Patient was expecting an extraction, but the tooth was retreated successfully in two sessions. As you can see, the canal has been packed with calcium hydroxide in between the two appointments.