Management of Surgically Inaccessible Root Resorption

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScD Complications: Advanced Management, Resorption Management

Many previously "untreatable" resorption cases can be managed

Patient: 58 year-old female

Chief Complaint: Gum sensitivity for one week duration

Dental History: The patient’s restorative dentist noticed a distocervical radiolucency associated with the maxillary left second molar (Tooth #15). The existing occlusal composite restoration was placed an unknown number of years earlier and there was no history of recent restorative dentistry having been performed.

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