Treatment Options Guide

Tough cases don't have to mean extracted teeth. Many endodontic treatments can save the natural tooth for a lifetime! The AAE's Treatment Options for the Compromised Tooth: A Decision Guide helps you evaluate a variety of conditions using:

  • Case examples with radiographs and clinical photographs
  • Clinical considerations
  • Guidance for successful outcomes based on prognosis

The full-color Guide includes more than 100 images demonstrating successful endodontic treatment in difficult clinical situations. Use the Guide to assess all possible endodontic treatment options before recommending extraction of the natural tooth, and consult with your endodontist partner to develop treatment plans that could save the natural dentition.

Under the ADA's Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct, dentists should present all treatment options to their patients and communicate fully and truthfully. Exploring all treatment options and consulting with or referring to a specialist protects the patient’s health and welfare, as well as the dentist’s reputation.

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