Case 1

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.