Endodontic Surgical Techniques

August 5, 2011 | By | Reply More

Endodontic Surgical Techniques

INTRODUCTION

Endodontic Surgery should be the choice only when non-surgical treatment has failed or  the problem cannot be treated non-surgically

ENDODONTIC SURGICAL TECHNIQUES

      A.  SURGICAL FISTULATION

1.  Incision and drainage

2.  Cortical trephination

      B.  PERIRADICULAR SURGERY

          1.  Periradicular curettage

          2.  Root-end resection (apicoectomy)

          3.  Root-end preparation (retroprep)and root end filling (retrofilling)

      C.  CORRECTIVE SURGERY

          1.  Perforation repair

              a.  Resorptive and carious

  1. b.        Mechanical

          2.  Periodontal management

              a.  Root amputation

              b.  Hemisection

              c.  Regenerative techniques

              d.  Exploration to confirm suspected vertical root fracture

          3.  Intentional replantation (Extraction-Replantation)

          4.  Surgical repositioning of luxated teeth         

          5.  Surgical uncovering and orthodontic extrusion of endodontically treated teeth         

          6.  Decompression of large periradicular lesions

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Category: Dental, Endodontics

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