What is a reendodoncia?

Written by: Asunción Archilla
Edited by: Anna Raventós Rodríguez

The reendodoncia is the retreat of the root canals of teeth and is performed when the initial endodontic treatment of a tooth has not worked the way it was expected at first.

This treatment is to remove the materials inside the root canal of the tooth and, once made, we proceed to the cleaning, disinfecting and filling the tooth. This treatment is used with the main objective to get the natural tooth is held in the mouth.



When it is necessary to make a reendodoncia?

A reendodoncia be performed when it is detected that a root canal has failed and is suspected to be purely endodontic infectious causes or reasons.


How is a reendodoncia ago? What advantages and disadvantages?

Currently, for most processes reendodónticos rotary files are used. The main advantage is that a reendodoncia preserves mouth teeth would otherwise be necessary to remove. However, keep in mind that the reendodoncia has a higher rate of failure to endodontics. Thus, the dentist should consider a reendodoncia is better to extract the tooth.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Asunción Archilla

Dra. Asuncion Archilla is the Director and Supervisor of radiodiagnosis facilities in the Dental Clinic Pilar Garrido. Also, the doctor has a Master of Endodontics at the Complutense University of Madrid, which has actively worked as a teacher from 2001 to 2003. He is a specialist in apexification, endodontics in children, reendodoncia and rotary endodontics.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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