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FAILING CHIN AUGMENTATION OR INFECTED RETENTION SCREW? Here is an interesting case with the following presentation… – 42 yo healthy female – Chief Complaint: Recent onset pain on the LR chin area – Hx of facial reconstruction including mandibular surgery to address significant Class II malocclusion – Chin augmentation also performed at that time; outlined […]

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IS COMPLETE CANAL CALCIFICATION TREATABLE? Many would look at this case and think that it is impossible to treat. This patient reported a history trauma which caused accelerated calcification and subsequent devitalization and infection of the tooth in question. The process of calcification is actually a protective mechanism used by the pulp (or “nerve”) to […]

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IMPORTANCE OF VITALITY TESTING: This 36-yo healthy, Caucasian female was referred for endodontic treatment of asymptomatic tooth #23. Radiolucency tooth #23 was noted by her dentist upon evaluation for Invisalign®. See chart for clinical findings. Pt denied history of trauma. Due to positive response to vitality testing, expansion of L cortical plate, tooth mobility, and […]

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Another reason why endodontists are the superheroes of saving teeth! If you need root canal treatment, find an endodontist near you.www.aae.org/find

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PROPER DIAGNOSIS OF NON-RESTORABLE TOOTH FRACTURES: This patient presents to our office with attempted excavation of an existing restoration and to evaluate the extent of a fracture in the crown (the patient had an MOD composite restoration). It was known by the restorative dentist that the tooth was necrotic (Note MB root lesion). For whatever […]

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