J Lasers Med Sci 2017 29;8(Suppl 1):S68-S71. Epub 2017 Aug 29.
Department of Laser, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Introduction: Sinus tract (or fistula) is a common manifestation of pulpal necrosis with periapical pathosis that requires conventional or rarely surgical- endodontic treatment in order to heal. It is mainly identified intraorally and in rare cases manifestation is extra orally, which may frequently be misdiagnosed with cutaneous lesion and incorrectly treated. New technologies such as lasers have been developed as adjuncts to standard endodontic antimicrobial procedures in order to increase the success rate of endodontic therapy while complying with the desire of saving a natural tooth. Read More