SOTA DENTAL BLOG

SOTA Dental is a Cancun based collaborative of endodontists (root canal specialists) trained in microscopic root canal therapy & treatment.

Sorry for not posting the initial xray. It got lost, can’t explain why. But it had a previous root canal with poor rct fillings. It had a crown. Not much tissue left after removing all the cavity and previous restorations. Mb2 found and shapped.

Very hard case. Huge cheek and tongue. Enormous zirconium crown on tooth 36 that gets in the way. Small mouth opening, poor remaining dental structure on tooth 37, so it was hard to isolate (I used a premolar clamp). Very nervous patient (at the start, later she felt asleep) plus the double curved mesial root….

Second upper molar. Irreversible pulpitis due to dental attrition. Very difficult to reach with rotatories. I had to do the mesial system manually due to accesibility but also due to internal canal anatomy. Rotatories wouldn’t go down, even after a 25 and 30 manual files. I finished that mesial root at 35/02. Cheers!

14 year old girl. The decay looked so small clinically that they thought it was the wisdom tooth the responsible for the abscess. They extracted it, but after some time the abscess returned. They overlooked the details periapical xrays can give us. Like radio lucid periapical areas, decay etc. Also a quick cold test confirms…

14 year old girl. The decay looked so small clinically that they thought it was the wisdom tooth the responsible for the abscess. They extracted it, but after some time the abscess returned. They overlooked the details periapical xrays can give us. Like radiolucid periapical areas, decay etc. Also a quick cold test confirms the…

Sometimes the orifice of the mb2 canal it’s pretty obvious. Nevertheless I prefer cleaning the other canals first. In this case it was a separate mb2. I’ll post the xrays later.