Through the crown (by Ilya Mer)

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Swelling and abscess caused by #15 (5). The bridge was done several months before but no re-endo was done.  Referral and patient asked me to perform a surgical retreatment but IMO non surgical approach was more correct in this case.  I have perforated the occlusal surface of the crown and performed cleaning and shaping procedures through the crown. Symptoms were gone after calcium hydroxide dressing for 2 weeks.  Access was sealed with direct composite restoration. 6 month recall shows good healing.

Preop X-rays shows "short" RC filling and PAL on #15(5)
Postop images
Preop x-rays and 6 month recall

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