Recall (7 Year): Post Perforation Retreatment and Long Term Provisionalization

Craig Barrington, DDS (Waxahachie, TX) Complications: Advanced Management, Perforations, Retreatment Strategies, Dismantling, Recall Observations

Patient: 51 year-old male with Type II diabetes; hypertension; cholesterol; problems with sleep; well controlled in all aspects via regular visits to physician; Prescriptions: Lipitor; Altace; Promethazine –for sleep

Chief Complaint: “Pain when I bite”; “I really don’t want to lose any more of my teeth”

Dental History: The patient presented with a sudden development of biting sensitivity on his lower right first premolar (Tooth #28). The treatment on the said tooth had been completed approximately 2 years prior with nonsurgical root canal treatment, a post/ core and crown.

Sign In

Subscribe to View the Case

There are 14 images included with this case summary.


Back to All Cases

Join The Discussion

0 comments

Commenting Guidelines Please make scholarly cited references or expert opinions suitable for publication. The comments can either be "pro" or "con" with references to the treatment philosophy. We encourage objectivity and detailed demonstration of knowledge/literature.
You must log in or create a free account to post a comment.

Related Cases

My First 30 Year Recalled Molar (failed twice) Complications: Advanced Management, Missed Canals, Recall Observations
Heroic Retreatment of a Retreatment: Puzzle Case Part 2 Instructional, Complications: Advanced Management, Fractured Roots, Retreatment Strategies, Dismantling, Gutta Percha Removal, Recall Observations
Restrictive Access which had Led to Perforation Complications: Advanced Management, Perforations, Recall Observations
Puzzle: Do you treat this malformed mandibular incisor? Complications: Advanced Management
Master Class Instructional on Managing Calcified Canals Instructional, Clinical Endodontic Technique Instruction, Access, Complications: Advanced Management, Calcification
Calcium Hydroxide Treatment:Validation of Healing Instructional, Complications: Advanced Management, Fractured Roots, Retreatment Strategies, Gutta Percha Removal, Recall Observations