An apicoectomy is a minor dental procedure where the endodontist removes the very tip of the tooth’s root. It’s also called a root-end resection.

This procedure is well known because it can save infected teeth, rather than having them extracted. The procedure itself takes about 30-90 minutes.

October 12, 2019

What is an Apicoectomy?

An apicoectomy is a microsurgery procedure on the soft tissues inside a tooth. It is designed to preserve natural teeth rather than having them pulled.
July 13, 2016

Endodontic Surgery: Root Amputation vs. Apicoectomy

Two important dental procedures that may be options for you if you’re suffering from infection or tooth fracture are root amputation and apicoectomy. Although similar in […]

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