From Clot to Rock: Understanding Bone Healing after Apicoectomy
An apicoectomy, also known as root-end surgery, is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the tip of a tooth's root and any infected tissue surrounding it. This procedure is often recommended when a root canal treatment has failed to adequately treat a tooth infection. After an apicoectomy, the healing process is crucial for the success of the procedure. Bone healing is an important aspect of this process, as it helps to ensure that the tooth remains stable and functional. In this blog post, we will discuss the steps involved in bone healing after an apicoectomy.