Modern endodontic microsurgery treatment improves the outcome of challenging cases: A series report

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Edition V01N02 | Year 2011 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 81 to 88

Warley Luciano Fonseca Tavares, Renata Carvalho Portes Lopes, Luiz Carlos Feitosa Henriques, Gustavo Batista De Menezes, Antônio Paulino Ribeiro Sobrinho

Objective: The aim of this report was to describe challenging cases of modern endodontic microsurgery in teeth with persistent periodontitis following previous endodontic treatment. Methods: Four challenging cases of modern endodontic microsurgery were evaluated. Results: Healing has occurred at 6 and 12-month review appointments. Conclusion: The removal of the contamination and satisfactory sealing of the root canal system were paramount for the success observed in these cases. Modern microsurgery protocol with the use of a magnified view, ultrasonic tips and biocompatible materials are an important component of endodontic surgery, improving the success when compared to traditional technique

Root canal therapy, Biocompatible materials, Dental infection control, Microsurgery,

Tavares WLF, Lopes RCP, Henriques LCF, Menezes GB, Ribeiro Sobrinho AP. Modern endodontic microsurgery treatment improves the outcome of challenging cases: A series report. Dental Press Endod. 2011 July-Sept;1(2):81-8.

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