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VOLUME 11 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2023 ) > List of Articles


Intentional Replantation of Permanent Mandibular First Molar to Remove Overextended Gutta Percha: A Case Report

Sanchit Kumar, Avninder Kaur, Reetu Singh, Neha Kashav, Tshering Yangkila Bhutia

Keywords : Case report, Intra-operative complications, Overextended Gutta percha, Tooth replantation

Citation Information : Kumar S, Kaur A, Singh R, Kashav N, Bhutia TY. Intentional Replantation of Permanent Mandibular First Molar to Remove Overextended Gutta Percha: A Case Report. 2023; 11 (2):86-88.

DOI: 10.5005/djas-11014-0003

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Intentional replantation has been traditionally accepted as last resort in treatment of teeth where surgical endodontic treatment is contraindicated. Iatrogenic breakage of Gutta percha beyond apex does predispose such treatment needs, especially, where vital structures surround the operational area. This case report describes a case of adolescent male individual where iatrogenic endodontic complication was successfully managed and presents one-year follow-up of uneventful healing.

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