MENTAL NERVE PARESTHESIA DUE TO OVEREXTENSION OF ROOT CANAL SEALERS: A CASE REPORT

  • Musab A. Alarabeyat senior specialist periodontics
  • Ali S. Alremawi senior specialist endodontics
  • Ali A. Alshibli specialist pedodontics
  • Zaid H. Altamimi specialist maxillofacial surgery
  • Ayman F. Alelaimat senior specialist pedodontics
Keywords: mental nerve, paresthesia, sealer

Abstract

Injury of the mental nerve due to root canal treatment of lower bicuspid or 1st molar is a rare complication. It usually occurrs due to overinstrumentation of the canal or overextension of gutta percha or root canal sealers.

Mental nerve paresthesia usually manifests as tingling, numbness, burning or itching. Duration of paresthesia depends upon the extent of mental nerve damage or persistence of the etiology.

A case report of 33 years old female patient is deseribed who attended our clinic with mental nerve paresthesia since 10 months due to overextension of root canal sealers.

Published
2020-07-01
How to Cite
Musab A. Alarabeyat, Ali S. Alremawi, Ali A. Alshibli, Zaid H. Altamimi, & Ayman F. Alelaimat. (2020). MENTAL NERVE PARESTHESIA DUE TO OVEREXTENSION OF ROOT CANAL SEALERS: A CASE REPORT. Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal, 40(2), 113-115. Retrieved from http://www.podj.com.pk/index.php/podj/article/view/560
Section
Case Reports