Root canal treatment is a procedure to save and repair the infected tooth instead of removing it. The removing of decay area, infected pulp and mechanical instrumentation of root canal, cleaning, disinfecting and then sealing root canal with medication filler are the routine treatments. Most common cause of root canal treatments are deep cavity, nearly or already exposed pulp tissue.
Retrograde filling is the procedure of restoration in the apical part of root to seal the apex of previously treated root canal.
Root resection is an endodontic surgical procedure whereby a tooth’s root tip is remove and a root cavity is prepared and then fill with a bio capatible material, this procedure is used when a retreatment of root canal not successful.
Retreatment root canal
Some treated root canal tooth cannot last a life time or the tooth that has been treated doesn’t heal properly and become painful, retreatment is an option to save your tooth to function well for years.