The amputation of the apex of a tooth to treat an infection.
a dental procedure where the end of a tooth root is cut off
a minor surgical procedure that becomes necessary when root canal treatment has not completely healed an infected tooth
a minor surgical procedure that's necessar
a minor surgical procedure that's necessary when root canal treatment hasn't completely healed an infected tooth
an oral surgery root canal treatment procedure that is carried out to save a tooth which might otherwise need to be extracted
a procedure often used to remove the very tip of the root of the inflamed tooth along with any inflammatory or infected tissue located at the end of the root
a surgical procedure that attempts to remove infection from the tip of the tooth root (apex) that is inside the jawbone
Also called root resectioning and / or root amputation. The root tip of a tooth is accessed in the bone and a small amount is shaved away. The diseased tissue is removed and a filling is placed to reseal the canal
Surgical removal of the root tip of a tooth.
the surgical removal of the apex after which the open end of the root is sealed with filling.
Cutting off the root end of a tooth.
endodontic procedure involving the surgical removal of the tip of the root to treat an infection.
Surgical removal of the root tip to treat a dead tooth
The surgical removal of the tip of a tooth root.
Surgical removal of a dental root apex. Also called root resection
Apicoectomy is the removal of the apex
Surgical removal of the apex or tip of a root in order to remove diseased tissue.
Surgery to the root section of the tooth through the side of the gums where the root is severed at the base of the tooth and the tooth is then filled. Usually done when a root canal has failed to eliminate pain or infection, and is generally performed by an endodontist.
Apicoectomy (L. apex, apicis: a summit or a tip), also known as root-end resection, is an endodontic surgical procedure whereby a tooth's root tip is removed. This is generally necessitated when an abscess forms following root canal therapy or re-treatment.