Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Apical Surgery: A Clinical Study


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Ogutlu F., Karaca I.

JOURNAL OF MAXILLOFACIAL & ORAL SURGERY, vol.17, no.1, pp.75-83, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12663-017-1008-9
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MAXILLOFACIAL & ORAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-83

Abstract

Background Endodontic treatment is usually indicated when teeth with periapical lesions are encountered. However, sometimes root canal treatment results in failure. In that case, one of the treatment choices is retreatment by an orthograde approach. Surgical endodontic therapy is also an alternative to preserve the tooth. Various techniques have been suggested in the literature which has more predictable results. The introduction of modern surgical techniques have enhanced the results of apical surgery procedures. Operating microscopes, magnifying loupes, microinstruments, ultrasonic tips, and biologically acceptable root-end filling materials (such as MTA and SuperEBA) have been introduced to this field with the modern technique, thus the success rates of modern apical surgery has increased significantly.