An Endodontic Enigma: A Case Report of External Inflammatory Root Resorption-2 years Follow up

  • Shahnaz Sultana Beauty Department of Conservative Dentistry & Radiology City Dental College, Dhaka
  • Shahana Dastagir Sunny Dept. of Dental Public Health City Dental College, Dhaka
  • Md Ali Asgor Moral Faculty of Dentistry Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Md Shamsul Alam Faculty of Dentistry Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
Keywords: Trauma, calcification, root resorption, Calcium hydroxide[Ca(OH)2]

Abstract

In dentistry,root resorption is the breakdown or destruction and subsequent loss of the root structure of a tooth caused by living body cells attacking part of the tooth. When the damage extends to the whole tooth is called tooth resorption. Severe root resorption is very difficult to treat and often requires the extraction of teeth. Root canal therapy has been shown to be a verysuccessful means of treating inflammatory resorption. It has been recommended to include a calcium hydroxide paste in the root canal therapy to enhance the success of the treatment out come. Calcitonin has also been suggested as an interim root canal medicament to assist in the inhibition of osteoclastic bone and dentin resorption. Calcitonin penetrates the dentinal tubules in the out word direction, thus exerting a direct effect

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cdcj.v10i1.13833

City Dent. Coll. J Volume-10, Number-1, January-2013

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2018-02-05
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Beauty, S., Sunny, S., Moral, M. A., & Alam, M. S. (2018). An Endodontic Enigma: A Case Report of External Inflammatory Root Resorption-2 years Follow up. City Dental College Journal, 10(1), 37-39. https://doi.org/10.3329/cdcj.v10i1.13833
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