15 year recall: Silver Point Retreatment

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScD Complications: Advanced Management, Fractured Roots, Retreatment Strategies, Silver Point Removal, Recall Observations

Retreatment is predictable and preferable to extraction

Patient: 51 year old female, with hypertension (at time of 15 year recall)

Chief Complaint: Asymptomatic

Dental History: The patient reported a history of root canal treatment years earlier. Her dentist noted recurrent caries and a compromised crown margin associated with the mandibular right second molar (Tooth #31). Periapical radiolucencies consistent with a chronic periradicular periodontitis were noted.

Sign In

Subscribe to View the Case

There are 12 images included with this case summary.

Back to All Cases

Join The Discussion


Commenting Guidelines Please make scholarly cited references or expert opinions suitable for publication. The comments can either be "pro" or "con" with references to the treatment philosophy. We encourage objectivity and detailed demonstration of knowledge/literature.
You must log in or create a free account to post a comment.

Related Cases

Recall (5 Years): Radix Entomolaris Instructional, Cleaning and Shaping, Complications: Advanced Management, Recall Observations
Delayed Restoration of an Endodontically Treated Tooth Instructional, Difficult Isolation, Recall Observations
Master Class Instructional on Managing Calcified Canals Instructional, Clinical Endodontic Technique Instruction, Access, Complications: Advanced Management, Calcification
Finding a Severely Calcified Canal Instructional, Complications: Advanced Management, Calcification
Retreatment of a Perforated 3-Rooted Bicuspid Instructional, Complications: Advanced Management, Missed Canals, Perforations, Retreatment Strategies, Recall Observations
Restrictive Access which had Led to Perforation Complications: Advanced Management, Perforations, Recall Observations