Can a 2-3 mm broken root stump of max. 2nd molar be kept in the socket (broken during xtraction)

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Usually it resorbs and the socket heals If you want to remove it than place an cotton or gauze piece inside the socket push it inwards and remove it sometimes the root piece comes along with the cotton.

yes the root piece will come out provided there is no ankylosis otherwise leaving it would be more helpful for the healing and for the patient too..
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Ideally they should be taken out. Especially if they are broken during extraction, they are generally mobile and easy to take out. Otherwise if the root is not infected it can be left after patient is duely informed about the root. A timely follow up can be done if the root is left in socket

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If there is no periapical infection, than you can leave the root fregament, 2 .3 mm will not cause any harm, but I suggest you should try and get experience , use probe, H file ,k life ,dg 16 probe. All the best.

It’s normally adivasable to remove the root pieces to avoid further complications later on . You can try with endodontic files to remove the broken pieces.

Sure . But.. but not involved or related to any pathology..

It is unnecessary to remove remaining 2mm root tip As it may lead to sinus opening

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You can keep it if the root is not infected or there is no periapical lesion, since the size if <5mm. But it's always better to remove it if it is not the palatal root.

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Ankylosis