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furcation

 [fur-ka´shun]
the anatomical area where the roots divide on a multirooted tooth.
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fur·ca·tion

(fŭr-kā'shŭn),
1. A forking, or a forklike part or branch.
2. In dental anatomy, the region of a multirooted tooth at which the roots divide.
[L. furca, fork]
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fur·ca·tion

(fŭr-kā'shŭn)
1. A forking, or a forklike part or branch.
2. dentistry The region of a multirooted tooth where the roots divide.
[L. furca, fork]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fur·ca·tion

(fŭr-kā'shŭn)
In dental anatomy, the region of a multirooted tooth at which the roots divide.
[L. furca, fork]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Therefore, the present study was conducted to compare the sealing ability of ProRoot MTA, biodentine, and bone cement when used to repair perforations in the furcation area.
Wing: The subcosta intersected the costa before the furcation of vein [R.sub.2 + 3] cell [R.sub.2]/[R.sub.2 + 3] 2.61-4.33 (Table.
Moreover, the database does not contain information regarding factors such as, the extent of caries or furcation involvement, status of periodontal breakdown, remaining alveolar bone loss, root canal status, restorative and occlusal conditions, and even tobacco use, which will not be identified in the administrative database if the subject has not been undergoing active management, all of which might relate to a higher risk of root-resected molar failure.
Extracellular matriz expression and periodontal wound-healing dynamics following guided tissue regeneration therapy in canine furcation defects.
He covers examination and diagnosis, the roles of crown-lengthening and mucogingival therapies, treating the periodontally involved furcation, restoration of the periodontally treated tooth, and developing treatment algorithms for restoration or replacement of the compromised tooth, with clinical examples and color photos.
CBCT also aids in assessing furcation involvement68, 115,120.
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The patient had periodontitis gravis characterized by a horizontal loss of supporting tissue by more than 1/3rd of root length with bleeding on probing, furcation involvements of the multi-rooted teeth and/or angular bony defects.