Furcal perforation repair using MTA — A clinical case series

Case Report

Author Details : Reshma Dodwad, K. N. Raghu, Mithun J Kaslekar, Vikram Shetty, Alwin Antony, Ummey Salma, Avineet Kaur*

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 226-230


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The success of any endodontics therapy depends on, the diagnosis, treatment planning, access cavity preparation, maintenance and shaping following the canal obturation. Access is the initial and mainly crucial point of root canal treatment. For a good endodontic results well-designed access preparation is required. Perforations are a possible complication during root canal treatment. An assortment of materials including, calcium hydroxide, amalgam, glass ionomer, zinc oxide–eugenol and resin modified GI are being used for perforations. The idyllic material for treating perforations should be radiopaque and nonabsorbable. Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) with distinctiveness are as with high-quality outcomes in repair perforations. The idea of this case series is to explain the handling of furcal perforation.

Keywords: ­ Furcal perforations, MTA, MTA Bio, Endodontic re­treatment, Healing

How to cite : Dodwad R, Raghu K N, Kaslekar M J, Shetty V, Antony A, Salma U, Kaur A, Furcal perforation repair using MTA — A clinical case series. Int J Oral Health Dent 2021;7(3):226-230

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Int J Oral Health Dent. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 22-05-2021

Accepted : 02-08-2021

Available online : 24-09-2021

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