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

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


Preoperative angled periapical radiograph confirming post perforatioin

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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.

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