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Injury to the periodontium results in development of inflammation, destruction of periodontal fibers, bone resorption, formation of granulomatous tissue, proliferation of epithelium and ultimately in the development of a periodontal pocket.
The extraction socket was carefully examined and debrided to wash out the remaining periodontal fibers using a curette.
The roots of the teeth were also rinsed (taking care not to damage any of the periodontal fibers) with saline before performing extraoral root canals on them and replanting them into their respective sockets.