Case Report
Volume 20 Issue 5 - 2021
Intentional Replantation of Lower Second Molar with Strip Perforation and Endodontic-Periodontal Lesion, Three-year Follow-Up
Fouad Abduljabbar1 and Hanen Hodhan2
1Section Head and Consultant in Endodontics, Dental Department, King Abdullaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2Associate Consultant in Endodontics, Dental Department, King Abdullah Medical Complex, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Hanen Hodhan, Associate Consultant in Endodontics, Dental Department, King Abdullah Medical Complex, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Received: February 03, 2021; Published: April 21, 2021


Intentional tooth replantation (IR) can be a substitutional treatment option for teeth with guarded prognosis where non-surgical retreatment is impractical and surgical treatment is not possible due to anatomic limitations. This procedure can help to maintain natural tooth dentition to function rather than prosthesis or implant replacements. A 33-year-old female presented for endodontic department in KAMC with persistent chronic apical abscess of a previously root canal-treated mandibular left second molar. A root canal treatment was previously done in the same hospital, four years ago. According to the patient/tooth’s situation, intentional replantation was planned using bioceramic cement for retrograde filling. Over three years clinical and radiographic follow-up postoperatively, no sign or symptoms of infection or inflammation were noticed. In addition, radiographic findings showed a periradicular healing.


Keywords: Intentional Tooth Replantation (IR); Lower Second Molar; Strip Perforation; Endodontic-Periodontal Lesion


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Citation: Fouad Abduljabbar and Hanen Hodhan. “Intentional Replantation of Lower Second Molar with Strip Perforation and Endodontic- Periodontal Lesion, Three-year Follow-Up”. EC Dental Science 20.5 (2021): 51-61.

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