Management of An Unusual Sequlae of Infected Radicular Cyst: Combined Surgical And Orthodontic Approach

Priyanka Grewal, Ritu Namdev, Ayushi Jindal, Reena Rani, Samir Dutta


A large infected radicular cyst can cause cortical expansion that can further lead to cortical resorption. A radicular cyst causing displacement of left maxillary anterior teeth was surgically enucleated which, on healing, lead to root apex exposure of left maxillary central incisor in to the oral cavity. An orthodontic approach was then applied for alignment of displaced teeth and creating torque to correct root’s labial inclination for root’s soft tissue coverage. This case report aims to reveal multidisciplinary approach to treat a radicular cyst.



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