Save Your Tooth With Apicoectomy!
Were you told that your root canal has failed and your tooth cannot be saved?We might be able to save your tooth with a procedure called apicoectomy! An apicoectomy is a minor surgical procedure where the tip of the tooth root is cut and sealed.
Benefits of Apicoectomy
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Frequently Asked Questions on Apicoectomy
What is an apicoectomy?
What are the indications for apicoectomy?
- At least one root canal operation has already been performed on the tooth, and retreatment was not successful or possible.
- The tooth has a crown or is part of a bridge, and retreatment would require cutting through the crown or bridge, not a viable choice.
How long does the apicoectomy procedure take?
How is the recovery for apicoectomy?
How is apicoectomy performed?
What is the difference between root canal treatment and apicoectomy?
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