Retreatment in Endodontics

A well treated root canal may encounter failures though not immediately after the treatment, a few years later and Retreatment becomes an ineviable procedure which includes the diagnosis of failure, identification of the reasons for the failure, proper treatment planning and rectification of the mistakes and a three dimensional obturation.

The various aspects of the retreatment procedure is dealt with in this chapter.

"Chapter in Distance education curriculum - IGNOU,"Problem solving in Endodontics,2009, unit 31-32