root resorption


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root re·sorp·tion

dissolution of the root of a tooth; either external, with loss or blunting of the apical portion, or internal, with loss of dentin from the inside (pulpal) part of the root area.

root re·sorp·tion

(rūt rĕ-sōrpshŭn)
Dissolution of tooth root; either external, with loss or blunting of apical portion, or internal, with loss of dentin from inside (pulpal) part of root area.
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Effects of zinc oxide-eugenol and calcium hydroxide/iodoform on delaying root resorption in deciduous molars without successors.
Postponement of final obturation with gutta-percha after initial extraoral biomechanical preparation serves in performing better obturation and delaying root resorption.
Root resorption after orthodontic intrusion and extrusion: An intraindividual study.
Some authors (26, 27) suggest that tooth movement in immature apices could be a risk factor for root resorption or reduced root length by premature apical closure, as described by Oppenheimen in 1942 and Phillips in 1955, who attributed it to the deformation of Hertwig sheath, which alters the calcification of apex and therefore root development preventing it from reaching maximum length.
Root resorption of dental and traumatic origin: classification based on etiology.
Newman WG: Possible etiologic factors in external root resorption.
Radiographic examination - No evidence of progressive inflammatory root resorption
This study investigated the expression and distribution of biglycan and decorin, in primary teeth dental tissues during physiological root resorption.
The degeneration or loss of root structure, root resorption takes place if teeth move too quickly if they're too far outside the bone.
Additionally, a case has been reported of a non-surgical endodontic management using MTA for perforative defects of internal root resorption.
Immediate dental implants may be considered the treatment of choice for an endodontically infected tooth, root fracture, root resorption, periapical pathology, root perforation, and unfavorable crown to root-ratio (not due to periodontal loss).
In this study, we examined the effect of Icariin on rapid palatal expansion induced root resorption in rats.