Pulp Cap - Immediate Post Op
Figure 1. Clinical and radiographic view showing a sinus tract which when traced pointed to a cervical defect on the distal of tooth 11.
Figure 2. The bleeding defect is seen in the cervical area at the initiation of the retreatment of the root canal.
Figure 3. Resolution of the sinus tract with a dry defect internally. The defect was filled from an internal approach with BC putty. Calcium hydroxide was placed into the canal for an additional 2 weeks.
Figure 4. Access opening showing gutta-percha in the root canal and BC putty in the resorptive defect. The radiograph is the immediate post operative situation.
Figure 5 .Clinically probing was normal and the sinus tract had disappeared. The 6 and 15 month follow up radiographs show bone fill in of the resorptive defect.
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