Saving Your Smile: Exploring the Process and Success of Endodontic Retreatment

Endodontic retreatment is a dental procedure that involves removing the existing root canal filling material, cleaning the inside of the tooth, and re-filling and sealing the tooth. In this article, we'll take a closer look at why a root canal may fail, when retreatment is necessary, and what the procedure entails. Why Root Canals May Fail There are several reasons why a root canal may fail, including missed canals or anatomy that was not visible on the initial X-rays, a new infection due to bacteria that have re-entered the tooth, a fractured or cracked tooth,