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When to Drill Out a Post.

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScDRetreatment Strategies, Dismantling, Paste Removal, All by Date


Further penetration into the gold post

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Drilling a post out is the least traumatic way to remove a post from a root

Patient: 69 year-old female with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (stabilized)

Chief Complaint: biting sensitivity with a long history of a slight tooth ache

Dental History: The patient reported having had the previous root canal treatment performed by a local general dentist in 1969 (tooth #9)

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