An Unusual Complication of Root Canal Treatment and its treatment by Laser Biostimulation
Muhannad Abukhairan1 and Badruddin Ahmed Bazmi2*
1Specialist Endodontist, Primary Healthcare Corporation, Doha, Qatar
2Specialist Paedodontist, Primary Healthcare Corporation, Doha, Qatar
*Corresponding Author: Badruddin Ahmed Bazmi, Specialist Paedodontist, Primary Healthcare Corporation, Doha, Qatar.
Received: August 23, 2022; Published: September 05, 2022
The inferior alveolar nerve can be damaged as an iatrogenic complication of endodontic treatment. Endodontic related parasthesia is a potential complication though not common. This paper presents a case of over extension of obturating material from the root canal system of tooth 47 into the inferior alveolar canal and its subsequent parasthesia of lower lip and adjacent tissues extra-orally and intra-orally in the gingiva extending anteriorly to midline and posteriorly to mental foramen. The Planned treatment was re-endodontic treatment of tooth 47 by ThermafilR followed by bio stimulation of the soft tissues and gums with Low-level laser therapeutic treatment (LLLT). Visual Analog Scale (VAS) was used to evaluate the degree of sensitivity. BiolaseR low level Diode 810 nm laser was used in non contact mode for 12 sessions with a gap of 10 days between each session. Sufficient result was obtained within 5-6 months of biostimulation within the parameters of laser therapy.
Keywords: Nerve Damage; Endodontic Treatment; Laser; Biostimulation
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