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Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2004 Sep;39(5):403-5.

[Orthodontic extrusion of crown-root fractured teeth and teeth with root caries--report of 5 cases].

[Article in Chinese]

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Department of Stomatology, Renmin Hospital, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China. weiwenzhou8@msn.com

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To discuss orthodontic extrusion of crown-root fractured teeth before restoration.

METHODS:

3 cases with fractured teeth and 2 cases with root caries were performed canal therapy.

RESULTS:

Orthodontic extrusion of the root was carried out before restoration. All cases were satisfactory after treatment.

CONCLUSIONS:

Orthodontic extrusion of remaining root before restoration not only can maintain the remaining root but also obtain functional and esthetic results.

PMID:
15498349
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