UPDATE: Suspected Split Lower Molar Found to be Resorption

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScD Instructional, Endo-Perio Combined Lesions, Resorption Management, Recall Observations

Not all "obvious" root splits are split

Patient: 67 year-old male with managed hypertension

Chief Complaint: Non-localized Dull Ache

Dental History: Patient reported a history of bleeding gums around a porcelain-fused-to-metal crown placed years ago (Tooth #19). During a routine cleaning visit there was noted pocketing and bleeding with radiographic evidence of periradicular radiolucencies (#19)

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