Mouth and Teeth

Oral and Dental Surgery

Apical Resection

When infections caused by bacteria in the tissues around the teeth or in the teeth reach the roots of the teeth, they concentrate here and infect the tissues here. In this case, the bacteria in the canals are cleaned with the root canal treatment, but sometimes this does not provide an adequate tissue cleaning, and in addition, a full and continuous tissue health is obtained thanks to the treatment called apical resection around the root.

What is Apical Resection?

Apical resection treatments are all treatments to keep the teeth healthy in cases where there are cysts at the root tip of the teeth or permanent infections. In this procedure, the root tip of the teeth and the inflamed tissues around this area are surgically removed, and the teeth are kept healthy in the mouth with root canal treatment. In cases where root canal treatment alone is not sufficient, the infected tissues are cleaned as a result of the cooperation of the surgical and endodontic specialties, and the treatment of the teeth and surrounding tissues is completed by preserving the remaining healthy tissues.

In Which Situations Are Apical Resection Treatments Applied?

In cases where root canal treatment alone is not sufficient and inflamed tissues around the root are determined to be dense and specific,

In the detection of cases where root canal treatment has been applied before, but tissue healing is not sufficient at the root tip and around,

As a result of traumas that cause injuries to the roots of the teeth,

In addition, apical resection is a good treatment system in conditions where the anatomical situation does not allow root canal treatment.

Cyst Operations

All of the surgical removal processes of diseases that cause material loss in the jaw bones, which are the supporting tissues of the teeth, are called cyst operations. Since the presence of cysts in the bone can also cause tooth loss, this situation can be prevented by planning cyst operations.

What is a Jaw Cyst?

Jaw cysts; They are structures that develop inside the jaw bones and contain liquid or semi-liquid substances. In some cases, they may continue to develop without any symptoms, or they may show symptoms by means of small mouth openings such as pain or fistula, depending on the condition of the infection.

What are the Causes of Jaw Cysts?

Jaw cysts; They can also occur due to reasons such as not paying enough attention to oral hygiene, trauma, as a result of the continuous presence of infected teeth or dental tissues, or due to an embryological origin. Cysts; These are jaw diseases in which early intervention is important because they sometimes develop rapidly and cause advanced tissue destruction.

How Are Jaw Cysts Diagnosed?

Jaw cysts; They may give symptoms such as swelling and pain in or out of the mouth, presence of discharged formations with protrusions in the gum called fistula, redness in the gums. As they are diagnosed in the presence of infected or rotten teeth in the mouth or around impacted teeth, they can sometimes be noticed on control x-rays even though they do not give any symptoms.