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If a root canal procedure has been completed in the past and it grow to be infected again, it’s often for the reason that a problem near the apex of the root. In a lot of cases, a second root canal treatment is take into account prior to an apicoectomy. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Apicoectomy- A Surgical Option When Root Canal Treatment Fails


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APICOECTOMY- A SURGICAL OPTION WHEN ROOT CANAL
TREATMENT FAILS
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 Root Canal Treatment
During root canal treatment, your dentist cleans
the canals using particular instruments named
files. Inflamed or infected tissue is aloofed. An
apicoectomy may be required when an infection
expands or wont go away after root canal
treatment or retreatment.
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APICOECTOMY- A SURGICAL OPTION WHEN ROOT CANAL
TREATMENT FAILS
If a root canal procedure has been completed in
the past and it grow to be infected again, its
often for the reason that a problem near the apex
of the root. In a lot of cases, a second root
canal treatment is take into account prior to an
apicoectomy. With progress in technology,
dentists often can notice other canals that were
not passably treated. In this case, they may be
proficient to settle the infection by doing a
second root canal method. This will evade the
necessitate for an apicoectomy.
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What Its Used For
An apicoectomy is performed only once a tooth has
had no less than one root canal procedure and
retreatment has not been profitable or is not
possible such as, retreatment is often not a good
alternative when a tooth has a crown or is
fraction of a bridge. Retreatment of the root
canal would need cutting all the way through the
crown or bridge. That may obliterate or weaken
the crown or bridge. An apicoectomy is often
considered in a condition like this.
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The Apicoectomy Procedure
Previous root canal treatment can turn out to be
reinfected for a lot  of grounds. If conventional
root canal therapy is not achievable, an
apicoectomy is an alternative to revive the
tooth. In this procedure, the endodontist unwraps
the gum tissue close to the tooth to see the
underlying bone and to get rid of any swollen or
infected tissue. The very last part of the root
is also detached. A minute filling may be
positioned in the root to shut the end of the
root canal, in the gingiva to facilitate the
tissue heal suitably. Over a period of months,
the bone repairs around the end of the root.
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 Types Of Endodontic Surgery
Other surgeries endodontists may perform comprise
separating a tooth in half, repairing an offended
root, or even removing one or more roots.. These
procedures are planned to help you save your
tooth.
The Goal Saving Your Tooth
Even though apicoectomy is usually a secure and
effectual procedure, there are small risks with
any kind of minor surgery. Thats why
apicoectomies are not suggested if further root
canal treatment wont be successful. Another
treatment in most cases would be taking out of
the tooth. But, our goal as dentists is to assist
you preserve your natural teeth for as long as
achievable. While there are outstanding methods
of tooth replacement (for example dental
implants), these engross further and more
multifarious treatments, and they can be pricey.
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What Is The Recovery Like Following An
Apicoectomy?
Following an apicoectomy, an endodontist will
give particular instructions on postoperative
care. This may comprise which medications to take
on and any foods that are supposed to be shun.
Puffiness and lack of sensation are common in the
first couple of weeks following the procedure,
and for this cause, ice should be rubbed on for
the first 12 hours after surgery. Rest is mainly
important following an apicoectomy. Patients
should also evade forceful rinsing, brushing and
dragging or lifting the lips to permit for fast
and entire healing.
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Follow-up For An Apicoectomy
Your endodontist will advise you which medicines
to get and what you can eat or drink. You are
supposed to apply ice to the region, alternating
20 minutes on and 20 minutes off. Do this for 10
to 12 hours following the surgery, and relax
throughout this time. Any pain generally can be
illicited with over-the-counter nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), for example
ibuprofem .In a number of cases, you may be
specified a prescription for pain medicine.
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Risks  Of An Apicoectomy Surgery
The endodontist will review the risk of the
process at the discussion visit. Make certain to
ask questions if somewhat the dentist has told
you are not clear. The major risk is that the
surgery might not work and the tooth may require
to be taken out. The roots of the backside teeth
in the lower jaw are near to a number of major
nerves. Surgery on one of these teeth bears a
small risk of nerve damage. though, your
endodontist will make use of your X-rays to see
how close the roots are to the nerves. The
probability of nerve injure is enormously small.
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Prefer Advanced Dental Care For Your Endodontic
Care
If you are suffering pain from an infected tooth,
endodontic therapy can ease your ache and restore
your tooth back to normal function and excellent
health. For your ease, ADVANCED Dental care
centre has in-house endodontists with special
training and skill to carry out root canal
treatment and apicoectomy surgery right here in
our offices.To learn more about root canal
treatment and apicoectomy procedures, contact ADVA
NCED DENTAL CARE  for an appointment.
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Thank
You
BY
Advanced Dental Care Centre
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