Complications of endodontic surgery

Igor Tsesis*, Tamar Blazer, Shlomo Elbahary, Eyal Rosen

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Modern surgical endodontics is an efficient and predictable treatment for teeth with apical periodontitis; however, like any treatment modality, it’s exposed to the risk of complications. This chapter presents a review of potential foremost clinical complications including soft and hard tissue complications that may occur during the surgery or at the postoperative period. A clinician should always be actively prepared to prevent and manage any complications of the surgical procedure. Careful and adequate treatment planning and surgical technique, knowledge of the relevant anatomy, and a thorough anamnesis should be incorporated in the daily practice for prevention and management of surgical complications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommon Complications in Endodontics
Subtitle of host publicationPrevention and Management
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9783319609973
ISBN (Print)9783319609966
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017


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