Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 2

Extensive Periapical Radiolucency Follow-Up Through Periapical Radiography and Computerized Cone Beam Tomography – Case Report

Mario Leonardi1*, Carolina Siqueira2, Cícero Lucas Ramalho3, Caio Vinícius Teixeira3 and Iwna Marli Pereira4

1D.D.S., Master´s degree in Endodontics by Dentistry Faculty of University of São Paulo -– FOUSP, São Paulo, SP
2D.D.S., Specialization student in Endodontics at Núcleo de Estudos e Aperfeiçoamento Odontológico, João Pessoa, Paraíba
3D.D.S., Specialization student in Endodontics at Centro Caririense de Pós-graduação, Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará
4Dentristry Student at Centro Universitário Dr. Leão Sampaio – UNILEÃO, Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará

*Corresponding Author: Mario Leonardi, D.D.S., Master´s degree in Endodontics by Dentistry Faculty of University of São Paulo -– FOUSP, São Paulo, SP.

Published: January 07, 2020



  Endodontic treatment has become faster and safer with the development of technologies, allowing effective procedures and greater comfort for both the professional and the patient. The use of Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT) has brought benefits for the pre, trans and post-operatory phases, making it a great tool to evaluate treatment evolution. This study emphasized the follow-up of an extensive periapical radiolucency case, through periapical radiographs and tomographic examinations in 30 days, 150 days and one-year time lapse. The equipment and materials applied made it possible to perform the treatment efficiently. In the 1-year postoperative period, signs of periapical radiolucency repair, bone neoformation and absence of CBCT-proven symptoms were radiographically shown, indicating the success of the proposed therapy.

Keywords: Cone Beam Computed Tomography; Endodontics; Diagnosis; Dental Radiography; Root Canal Therapy



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Citation: Mario Leonardi., et al. “Extensive Periapical Radiolucency Follow-Up Through Periapical Radiography and Computerized Cone Beam Tomography – Case Report”.Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.2 (2020): 23-27.


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