Root Tip Treatment (Apical Resection) is the treatment of stubborn root abscesses by direct intervention to the root of the tooth from the outside.
Apical resection treatment is known as the surgical removal of the root tip of the tooth and the infection around it. In the case of tooth decay, extraction is not the only treatment option. Root canal treatment is applied to the patients beforehand. If this application is also insufficient, Apical Resection can be applied to the patient. Apical Resection; It is applied in cases where root canal treatment is insufficient and the patient's pain continues. After unsuccessful root canal treatment, tissues called lesions may form at the tip of the tooth root. Sometimes it may not be possible to drain these lesions with root canal treatment. Therefore, at this point, Apical Resection treatment is used.