The patient presented with dull, aching pain on the upper right side of her mouth. Tooth #5 wasn’t responsive to cold and had sensitivity to percussion. A CBCT scan revealed periapical pathology. In a single visit and with conservative preparation, the GentleWave® Procedure cleaned and disinfected the root canal system. Post-op images revealed complex anatomy, including lateral canals corresponding with the pathology seen on the CBCT scan.
“Before adopting the GentleWave® Procedure, I often wouldn’t see lateral canals; this case makes me feel good in knowing that I cleaned all the complexities of the root canal system.”