To Retain or Extract a Tooth? Endo vs. Implants
Dr. Rakan Baaj presents a case where a decision had to be made to extract or retain a tooth for an implant.
Dr. Baaj is a board certified Prosthodontist. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists and a Fellow-Elect of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He teaches at the University of Toronto and he is a reviewer for a few journals in his field.
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The question of whether or not to restore a tooth is in many cases the subject of debate. Often clinicians face the dilemma of whether to restore the tooth as is, or possibly have it endodontically treated, or to ultimately extract it and place a dental implant.
In this presentation, Dr. Baaj reviews some of the factors that come into play in deciding on the appropriate treatment path. This brief presentation discusses some of the clinical evaluations, keeping in mind that in difficult cases, it is always wise to seek a second opinion or refer cases to the appropriate specialist.
Full Case Presentation (15.31″)