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Quintessence Int 39 (2008), No. 1 4. Dec. 2007
Quintessence Int 39 (2008), No. 1 (04.12.2007)
Online Article, Page 87, PubMed:18551209
Online Article: Information for the diagnosis and treatment of root resorption due to tooth replantation
Manfrin, Thais Mara / Poi, Wilson Roberto / Panzarini, Sônia Regina / Sonoda, Celso Koogi / Coradazzi, Luís Francisco / Giovanini, Ellen Greves
A favorable prognosis after tooth avulsion depends on some variables, such as the extra-alveolar period and storage medium. Vitality of the periodontal ligament cells is considered a critical factor for a successful outcome without root resorption. The dental surgeon is provided with clinical information and radiographic findings to establish a diagnosis and may rely on current available guidelines. Once trauma has occurred, treatment must be quick and effective, and periodic follow-up must be performed. Clinical, radiographic, and histologic characteristics for each type of root resorption due to tooth replantation are presented, with the aim to provide information for the diagnosis and treatment of healing complications.
Keywords: ankylosis, periodontal ligament, prognosis, root resorption, tooth avulsion, tooth replantation