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Recall Series (3 years): Treatment Resistant Lesion

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScDInstructional, Surgical Retreatment, Surgical Exploration, Recall Observations, All by Date


Clinical microphoto showing the partial apical resection of the mesial root apex (8/21/2012)

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Learn the importance of submitting a biopsy after endodontic surgery

Patient: 65-year-old female with controlled high blood pressure

Chief Complaint: Gum swelling and bleeding

Dental History: 2 years prior I had been referred the patient for routine nonsurgical endodontic therapy after a caries exposure during a crown preparation (tooth #30). Treament was uneventful until the patient returned with swelling and bleeding associated with the tooth

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