The apical resection procedure, or more commonly known as root tip resection, applied against inflammation in the area of the tip of the roots of the dental bone, makes it possible to eliminate risky conditions such as bone destruction or abscess in patients. This procedure, which is performed in cases where it is not sufficient to relieve inflammation with a root canal treatment;
Local anesthesia is generally preferred in apical resection surgeries. After reaching the infected tissues in the incised gingiva, the relevant area is cleaned and the inflammation is eliminated. After suturing, the procedure is completed. Then, the relevant area is left to itself for the formation of bone tissue.