Repair of Root Surface Defect by Microsurgery: An Overview

Sanjay KumarTiwari, JIn BoYang


The persistent periapical infection is a squeal of presence of bacteria in root canal and host response towards it even after root canal treatment. Following higher standard for treatment, the error can be minimized, but cannot be avoided. The alternate methods are necessary to repair these defects. Root canal re-treatment or endodontic microsurgery is available methods to correct the defects. Modern approach and new biocompatible materials have made the surgical procedure more promising and reduced the number of teeth loss. 


perforation, persistent periapical lesion, root crack, root resorption; root repair

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