Anand, I have never raised a flap on anybody under 18, I agree it would be
very difficult unless the kid is really tough.
Pete88, my choice regarding diagnosis would be symptomatic apical
Hi Anand, for me the relatively high does of ionising radiation associated with a CBCT, to assess a tooth which will ultimately need extraction is not worth it. Especially considering the patient's age, any radiation damage has a long time to present itself.
@rwjporter thanks for your reply. I'm of the same opinion, a perforation mesially.
I would like to try and maintain the root and hence bone, until she is old enough and can afford the implant.
I had a chat with the mother today and i had referred her to Eastmans, but if you are confident that...