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Borderline Restorability

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScDPost-endodontic Restoration, Complications: Advanced Management, Difficult Isolation, All by Date


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Case: Patient presenting with recurrent caries beneath a crown requiring root canal treatment

Patient: 77 year old male with Type 2 diabetes, controlled high blood pressure, and high cholesterol
Chief Complaint: biting sensitivity associated with his maxillary right first molar (#3)
Dental History: The patient presented with a history of deep recurrent caries occurring in the cervical areas of numerous teeth having old crowns.

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