Help with deciphering terms

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  1. TheElement

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    My mom just recently went to the dentist to get her tooth checked out and the dentist left these comments on her procedure:

    "Apicoectomy performed. Found fracture on buccal aspect of lingual root, leading to furcation."

    My parents are just curious as to what this is saying. I was wondering if the experts here can help me understand what that means?
     
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  2. DROCKINDAHOUSE

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    This thread may get closed due to soliciting professional advice.
     
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    Oh sorry, I didn't mean to ask for professional advice or recommendations. I just wanted to understand the terms, but the mods can close the thread if it's inappropriate.
     
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    It would be wiser to ask the practitioner who performed the procedure.
     
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    Or perhaps Google. You can find answers to everything these days.
     
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    Good advice. Closing.
     
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