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Periodontitis has caused around this molar both vertical and horizontal bone loss. The vertical loss created a funnel around the back root, while the horizontal loss created a tunnel betweek its 2 roots (deep furcation defect).
The funnel shaped defect gets filled up with a mixture of bone particles and a healing booster gel which stimulates the bone cells of the patient to produce new own bone.
The x-ray 2 years after regeneration shows recovery of the bone defect, and that the area between the roots is again filled up with bone! A molar with this area closed has twice the lifespan of a molar with a tunnel between its roots. In this case the treatment has a made a big difference for the life expectancy of this molar.
On our website you can find information about how to keep your gums healthy, and about the treatment needed to restore health when necessary.