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Extreme root resorption associated with induced tooth movement: A protocol for clinical management

Alberto Consolaro. Laurindo Zanco Furquim

Cases in which teeth have only the cervical third remaining from orthodontically induced external root resorption, cast the following doubts: 1) What care should be taken to keep these teeth in mouth with the least risk possible? 2) What care should be taken with regards to reading of imaging exams, particularly in terms of accurately determining cervical root and bone loss? 3) Why is not endodontic treatment recommended in these cases? The present study aims at shedding light on the aforementioned topics so as to induce new insights into the theme.

Keywords: Tooth resorption. External apical resorption. Apical resorption. Orthodontic resorption. Apical rounding. Short roots

How to cite: Consolaro A, Furquim LZ. Extreme root resorption associated with induced tooth movement: a protocol for clinical management. Dental Press J Orthod. 2014 Sept-Oct;19(5):19-26. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2176- 9451.19.5.019-026.oin

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