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Archive for MTA apical plug

Continue non surgical? (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics MTA apical plug RetreatmentPublished July 4, 2014 at 4:30 am Comments Off on Continue non surgical? (by Ilya Mer)

Русская версия Again surgical non surgical dilemma Two previous apicos were done 20 and 8 years ago. Sinus tract appeared 4 months before. Referred dentist has decided to go for non surgical retreatment but  4 visits later sinus tract was still there. On my first visit osteoplastic material granules were seen going out of sinus
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Broken H-file removal (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics Fragment removal MTA apical plug RetreatmentPublished April 24, 2013 at 12:33 pm 1 Comment

I was asked to make an attempt of non surgical re-Tx of lateral man incisor Two broken fragments are seen in the apical third, root canal is over-enlarged probabaly because of previous attempts to remove the fragments.        

Open apex and MTA apical plug (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics External resorption Follow up MTA apical plug PAL RetreatmentPublished November 8, 2011 at 9:46 am 1 Comment

Русская версия Patient referred to endo retreatment of central incisor. RD has started the procedure but faced to hard cement in the middle third which couldn’t be taken out without direct vision. This problem was solved easily with microscope and ultrasonic.  Wide open apex probably caused by external resorption was closed with MTA plug.

Hu-u-ge PAL and 1 year recall (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics Follow up MTA apical plug PAL Perforation repair RetreatmentPublished April 19, 2011 at 8:14 pm Comments Off on Hu-u-ge PAL and 1 year recall (by Ilya Mer)

Русская версия #21 filled with cement long time ago. Swelling, pain and sinus tract appeared on palatal, I’ve never seen it before.   Refering doctor tried to go through the cement but turn buccally and did the smal perf in the middle third.   Lateral incisor didn’t response to cold but bled being opened. I
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Apexification with MTA plug (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics MTA apical plug RetreatmentPublished April 2, 2011 at 6:29 am Comments Off on Apexification with MTA plug (by Ilya Mer)

Русская версия On the x-ray both incisors looked absolutely lost for endo and restorative treatment. Apico of #11 was done 23 years ago and succeeded in spite of all. After the bridge was removed the central incisor looked rather sound and RD has decided to save it.    

MTA placement. Video demonstration (Maxim Belograd)

All clinical cases Cases by Maxim Belograd Endodontics MTA apical plug VideoPublished March 27, 2011 at 6:49 pm Comments Off on MTA placement. Video demonstration (Maxim Belograd)

The case of upper incisor retretment via using MTA to create apical barrier Some remarks: 1. Ca(OH)2 was used to mark apical area. By this step we can also control placement accuracy on X-Ray. Besides this MTA sets better when some calcium amount is present . 2. MTA powder was carried by plugger with wetted
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A little bit aside (by Maxim Belograd)

All clinical cases Cases by Maxim Belograd Endodontics MTA apical plug RetreatmentPublished February 28, 2011 at 9:17 pm Comments Off on A little bit aside (by Maxim Belograd)

Here is a case where previous operator tried to find MB2 and had founded … perforation. The first upper right molar was asymptomatic but due to  his owner dentist participated on my master class I was asked to do retreatment. It took me 2 appointments First visit. I removed old seal, localized perf and true
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Open apex (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics External resorption MTA apical plug Red Russian RetreatmentPublished February 20, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments Off on Open apex (by Ilya Mer)

Русская версия A young lady was sent to consult and retreatment of #36 (19)if possible Went on the red brown color of the tooth it looked like resorcinol formaldehyde pulpotomy was done as an initial treatment.  She has remembered that the treatment was done in municipal dental clinic  in her childhood and never hurt her
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Internal resorption and sinus communication (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Follow up Internal resorption MTA apical plug Post-endo restorative Vital casesPublished November 24, 2010 at 9:16 pm 1 Comment

Русская версия Patient was sent with with internal resorption in palatal root. Referral said that there was no way to treat it as it was bleeding like hell. I did pre endo build up in my usual way. Palatal looked very strange but without typical resorptive tissue. It was just my luck that I was
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Open apex (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer MTA apical plug Retreatment VideoPublished November 21, 2010 at 8:46 am Comments Off on Open apex (by Ilya Mer)

This upper canine #23 was retreated twice, the last time it happened approximately 3 years ago and you see the result. Percussion and palpation were moderate painful. There was significant leakage between composite cement and root canal wall and I had to remove a lot of caries with round bur from dentin canal walls .
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Two broken fragments removal (by Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Fragment removal MTA apical plug VideoPublished November 21, 2010 at 1:27 am Comments Off on Two broken fragments removal (by Ilya Mer)

It is well known that shit happens if dentist needs any treatment. This patient is a dentist came to my practice in order to complete the RCT and remove broken Protaper in distal canal. I ‘m told that fragment is several millimeters out of root. I do two X-ray with different horizontal angle in order
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24 month follow up after cyst like lesion (Ilya Mer)

All clinical cases Cases by Ilya Mer Endodontics External resorption Follow up Fragment removal MTA apical plug PAL RetreatmentPublished November 21, 2010 at 12:21 am Comments Off on 24 month follow up after cyst like lesion (Ilya Mer)

The patient doesn’t remember where and when RCT was done, but his mother remembered the trauma had happened 20 years ago. The LEO  is not so obvious but the size is very impressive, isn’t it? There is a silver point and some unknown paste in the coronal and some BS in the middle third. Looks
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