Apical Resection
 

Apical Resection

 

Apical resection is the procedure of cutting the root end of the teeth with inflammation at 1the root end, removing pathological formations in this area and also filling by eliminating the bacteria from the root canal or canals.

In which situations is an apical resection surgery performed?

  • Failure to complete the root canal treatment due to excessive curve in the tooth root, perforation or calcification in the root canal
  • For teeth where root canal cleaning and filler application cannot be performed successfully in teeth with no fully closed root end, in other words not completed their development
  • In cases when the root canal treatment cannot be performed due to inability to reach the root canal through the teeth (in the presence of crown or dental bridge, i.e. caps)
  • If the instrument is broken during root canal treatment, it is necessary to remove the broken tool
  • When cystic formations occur at the root end of the tooth
  • When cystic formations occur at the root end of the tooth
  • In the event of a fracture of the 1/3 end of the tooth root in the bone
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