Treatment planning of complicated endodontic cases with the use of CBCT

  • Iwona Tomaszewska Stomatologia Tomaszewska, al. Słowackiego 58/4, 30-004 Kraków. Department of Medical Education, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Św. Łazarza 16, 31–530 Kraków, Poland
  • Teresa Szupiany-Janeczek Department of Integrated Dentistry, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Montelupich 4, 30-155 Kraków, Poland
  • Jolanta Pytko-Polończyk Department of Integrated Dentistry, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Montelupich 4, 30-155 Kraków, Poland

Abstract

Including assessing dental morphology prior to endodontic treatment, locating tooth perforations, separated endodontic files, and resorptions. The aim of this paper was to present the usefulness of CBCT in endodontic treatment planning, through the review of two complicated endodontic cases.
Two cases of failed endodontic treatment were presented in which CBCT allowed for correct diagnosis, as well as endodontic treatment qualification and planning.
CBCT is especially useful when assessing endodontic treatment complications such as overextended root canal obturation material, separated endodontic instruments, and/or localization of perforations. Having the pros of CBCT in mind, one always has to weigh the added diagnostic value of CBCT with the economic cost of the tool employed, in order to make the best informed decision regarding accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Published
2017-06-30
How to Cite
TOMASZEWSKA, Iwona; SZUPIANY-JANECZEK, Teresa; PYTKO-POLOŃCZYK, Jolanta. Treatment planning of complicated endodontic cases with the use of CBCT. Medicina Internacia Revuo - International Medicine Review, [S.l.], n. 108, p. 182-188, june 2017. ISSN 0465-5435. Available at: <http://interrev.com/mir/index.php/mir/article/view/16>. Date accessed: 21 oct. 2017.
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