A minor surgical procedure to remove the tip/end of the tooth root to eliminate the source of infection.
a minor surgical procedure in which the tissue at the base of the root is removed
a minor surgical proceedure, where the cyst is accessed through the gum
Surgical removal of the root apex, including the removal of any surrounding diseased bone.
A surgical procedure usually carried out by an oral maxillo facial surgeon which is used when root canal treatment has failed. The procedure involves the dentist drilling away a section from the bottom (apex) of the tooth through the gum line. Is often used as a last resort prior to extraction.