Case #1 Pre-op x-ray showing separated file
This case was referred for retreatment or apicoectomy of Tooth #31. On probing after anesthesia, it appeared that #31 was probably fractured. There was a 9mm plus pocket on the mesial aspect of the mesial root.
Digital x-ray showed separated file at mesial root.
Case #1 x-ray of extracted tooth
Tooth was removed, dye placed over mesial root making the fracture visible.
Case #1 FX visible with dye
Case #1 Apex view w/File
Also note the separated file at the end of the mesial root.