Occasionally, due to finances, medical history, or sometimes patients’ own procrastination a tooth with an originally good prognosis ends up with guarded or poor prognosis. These cases often result in tooth loss. Sometimes, however, when good planning and adherence to good disinfection principals coincide, a tooth with seemingly poor prognosis can still be saved.
Today’s tutorial showcases such tooth, where due to patient’s own procrastination, large areas of bone loss and infection had to be addressed in order to save a tooth that originally had a good prognosis.
Dr. Nasseh discusses some of the techniques to save such teeth and how coronal seal is important in keeping teeth that we need to monitor for healing prior to restoration.