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Apicoectomy Failed? Maybe It’s Worth Trying Again.

In a study published recently in the Journal of Endodontics, cases of failed endodontic surgery/apicoectomy were treated with re-surgery (Song et al. 2011). A 12 month follow up with a 77.8% recall rate showed success (defined as healed or healing) in 92.9% of the cases treated. By far, the most common likely causes of failure […]

How to Simply Remove GP for Endodontic Retreatment

Below is a video of a demonstration I gave at the Jiao Tong University Dental School in Shanghai. I was demonstrating a method for removal of GP from treated canals. The method that I describe is only one of many methods, but I think it is a good way to begin re-treating. Please watch the […]