Endodontic and Surgical Management of Iatrogenic Root Injury Caused by Orthodontic Miniscrew Placement: A Case Report
Iranian Endodontic Journal,
Vol. 14 No. 2 (2019),
1 May 2019
One of the potential serious complications, associated with the inter-radicular placement of an orthodontic miniscrew, is root injury. This article reports the endodontic and surgical treatments of an iatrogenic root perforation in a mandibular first molar caused by the placement of an orthodontic miniscrew anchorage. The 24-month follow-up showed a successful treatment outcome.
Keywords: Dental Root; Orthodontic Anchorage; Orthodontic Complications
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