Maxillary Molar with Caries Adjacent to a Third Molar

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScD Instructional, Complications: Advanced Management, Difficult Isolation

Learn the consequences of a patient retaining a third molar

Patient: 84-year-old woman with history of stroke, heart attack, and kidney stones

Chief Complaint: cold sensitivity (the patient was referred for endodontic examination (#15) after a caries exposure of the pulp during crown preparation)

Dental History: Patient having caries controlled and crown planned (#15)

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