CBCT Management of Previously Treated Mandibular Incisor with Extensive Internal Root Resorption: A Case Report

  1. Alfayate, Ruth Pérez 1
  2. Suarez, Ana 1
  3. Algar Pinilla, Juan 1
  1. 1 Universidad Europea de Madrid

    Universidad Europea de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/04dp46240

International Journal of Scientific Research in Dental and Medical Sciences

ISSN: 2676-5497

Year of publication: 2020

Volume: 2

Issue: 4

Pages: 141-144

Type: Article

DOI: 10.30485/IJSRDMS.2020.254227.1095 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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This case report describes a central mandibular incisor's retreatment. Follow-up with perforating internal rootresorption managed using a reciprocating file and obturated with down-pack and backfill technique, a surgicalapproach to seal the perforation. The medical history was non-contributory, and he had a history of traumatic injuryresolved by a general dentist one year before. Tooth (4.1) presented pain and, after inspection and exploration, theclinical diagnosis was established as a previously-treated tooth with apical periodontitis. During periodic clinicaland radiographic follow-up, the patient remained symptom-free, meeting functional expectations after eight years.Understanding the pathology and knowing the techniques to manage it could help recover the function of teethconsidered lost.

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