Apical Lesions: Diagnostic Considerations (#243)

Apical Lesions: Diagnostic Considerations (#243)


Author: David A. Beach, DDS, MS
Credit Hours: 1
Topic: 070


This course presents multiple clinical case reports that demonstrate some of the diagnostic possibilities for periradicular radiolucency.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why it is important to consider different etiologic possibilities when seeing a dark spot on a radiograph
  • Know what the expected healing time is for a periradicular radiolucency (PRRL) to demonstrate resolution.
  • Understand the relationship between vertical root fractures and PRRLs