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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Surgical retrieval of a separated instrument from the peri apical region aided by packing the defect by platelet rich fibrin: A case report

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Author Details: Jayakanth K*,V M. Mohammed Sagir,Biju P Babu,Kennet J Chirayath,Sowmya Balakrishnan

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 249

Article End Page : 252


Separated instrument is an unexpected procedural mishap often encountered in day today clinical practice. A separated instrument beyond the periapical region mandates the retrieval by surgical means. This article is a case report describing the surgical retrieval of a separated instrument from the periapical region which was aided by the application of Mineral trioxide aggregate for the endodontic management and application of Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) for promoting the regeneration potential of the periapical rarefaction.

Keywords: Platelet Rich Fibrin, Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), Regeneration, Growth factors, Separated instrument.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0057