Apicoectomy a tooth conservative surgical procedure that helps treat pulp gangrene and its apical complications. Until recently, such cases were treated by tooth extraction. In the treatment, the root tip is removed from the affected bone. This is preceded or not by endodontic treatment and the perfect obturation of the root canals.
Like all medical procedures, apicoectomy too carries a few risks. The risks of apicoectomy are as follows.
However, before the procedure your endodontist take X-rays to determine how close the roots are to the nerves, and so the chances of damage are extremely small.
Other complications that are associated with the procedure are as follows.
The precautions you need after apicoectomy procedure are as follows.
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