Can surgery fix problems? Part 1
Ibrahim El Naggar
What if retreatment is not enough?
Retreatment is one of the biggest challenges for the clinician due to the unexpected surprises, prognosis & diagnosis which may be tricky in many situations.
But some times the rationale of treatment may be different in which the Retreatment may not be enough so we may need further intervention.
Pre Operative picture.
In this case the patient came complaining from a pink color over the central incisor.
The patient came with a pre-op CBCT which shows a clear internal resorption & low quality RCT
It was decided to do surgery to correct the defect.
Flap Suturing Post Surgery
After the surgery it’s now easy to isolate the tooth and perform the retreatment.
X-ray taken after the retreatment and resorptive defect treatment.
The Clinician must be able to assess the current situation from diagnosis, treatment till prognosis and also to be able to deal with different clinical surprises during the Retreatment.
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