What is an Apicoectomy?
An Apicoectomy, or Root-End Resection, is the removal of the root tip and the surrounding infected tissue of an abscessed tooth. This procedure may be necessary when inflammation and infection persists in the area around the root tip after root canal therapy or root canal retreatment.
After the tooth is "numbed",
After a few months, the
bone around the root-end has healed, and all symptoms are gone.
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