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Saving A Compromised Natural Tooth for a Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScDClinical Endodontic Technique Instruction, Diagnosis, Access, Retreatment Strategies, Dismantling, All by Date


Initial occlusal access revealing the gold cast core

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Saving a compromised bicuspid tooth as part of a full mouth rehabilitation

Patient: 60 year-old female with Type 1 Diabetes

Chief Complaint: Asymptomatic

Dental History: A full mouth rehabilitation was being planned and the patient’s dentist discovered a periapical radiolucency associated with the mandibular left second bicuspid (tooth #20) during the radiographic exam and planning. The tooth had been previously treated with endodontic therapy 40 years prior by an endodontist.

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