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CASE REPORT

Regenerative Therapy as an Adjunct to Periapical Surgery: A Case Report

Vivek Chaturvedy, Shefali Chaturvedy

Keywords : Radicular cyst, Apicoectomy, Bone graft

Citation Information : Chaturvedy V, Chaturvedy S. Regenerative Therapy as an Adjunct to Periapical Surgery: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2012; 5 (1):75-77.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1139

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Large periapical defects may adversely affect the success rate of endodontic surgery. Use of regenerative therapy may enhance the prognosis of such teeth. A case of traumatized upper anterior teeth with infected radicular cyst and associated sinus tract reported to the dental hospital. A periradicular surgical procedure was performed to remove the nonhealing pathological tissue. To augment the repair a bioactive bone graft material was placed. Six months interim results showed positive outcome of application of graft.


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