J Med Life Sci > Volume 6(5); 2009 > Article
Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2009;6(5):386-389.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2009.6.5.386    Published online December 31, 2009.
수명 치근 파절
김성준
제주대학교 의학전문대학원 치과학교실
Treatment of horizontal root fracture
Sung Joon Kim
Departmenl of Dentistry, Jeju National University School of Medicine, Jeiu, Korea
Correspondence:  Sung Joon Kim, Email: samuelsj@empal.com
Abstract
Root fractures are defined as those that involve cementum, dentin and pulp, comprising from 0.5 to 7% of injuries in permanent dentition on maxillofacial trauma. Diagnosis is made through clinical and radiographic exams, the latter frequently being Iimited by the position of the fracture line. Treatment varies according to the displacement and vitality of the fragments. Author describes three clinical cases of maxillary right central incisor with horizontal root fractures in dental clinic, Jeju National University Hospital.
Key Words: Root fracture,Dental trauma,Injury,Incisor,Treatment


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