Nevertheless its name is scary, the most important purpose of this kind of oral surgery is to save your inflamed tooth from the extraction.
During a root-end resection, which belongs to the area of oral surgery, we will remove the root tip to treat the infection or inflammation. So the bacteria will be removed from the surrounding tissue not to cause further inflammation. This surgical procedure is necessary when the root canal is ineffectual.
Within the area of oral surgery this treatment is performed mainly on anterior and premolar teeth, because in case of the other teeth, it is difficult to reach the involved area