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Beyond Endodontic MicroSurgery 1: Intentional Replantation

  • Samuel KratchmanEmail author
Modern Approaches to Endodontics (S Kim and B Karabucak, Section Editors)
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Abstract

Purpose of Review

The goal of this paper is to explain the concepts and techniques of intentional replantation so as to encourage all practitioners to include this procedure in their armamentarium. We will seek to answer why this procedure is not done more frequently.

Recent Findings

The latest review of papers from the 1960s through 2017 shows a success rate approaching 89%.

Summary

Other than newer root-end filling materials and transport media, the technique has not varied significantly. The CBCT has allowed for better imaging to help treatment plan the direction of extraction without fracturing the tooth. Future research may show easier ways or tools to more predictably remove a tooth atraumatically.

Keywords

Intentional replantation Schumacher forceps Hanks balanced solution Pedialyte Bioceramic putty CBCT 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The author declares that he has no conflicts of interest.

Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

References

Papers of particular interest, published recently, have been highlighted as: • Of importance •• Of major importance

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Pennsylvania School of Dental MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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