Karuppiah Anitha, Mahaboob Shahul Hameed, Shanmugam Rajaganeshan, Muthalagu M


The incidence of fractured posts confronts the endontically treated tooth a hopeless prognosis. Removal of such posts can
likely to cause damage since the roots are brittle. Masserann developed and designed an instrument for extracting posts or
rigid instruments that are broken deeply within the roots with minimum damage. The case report presented here is about the successful retrieval of
separated post wedged in root canal dentin of upper central incisor along with its post endodontic management.


Obturation, Masserann Technique, Fiber Post

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