Journal of the Korean Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 1997;24(3):562-567.
Published online August 31, 1997.
TRAUMATIC ROOT FRACTURE IN YOUNG PERMANENT TOOTH : THREE CASE REPORTS
 
Abstract
During the eruption of permanent teeth, Traumatic root fractures in young permanent incisors are rare. They occur most commonly in the maxillary central incisors of male patient and are frequently seen in the coronal third of the root. Permanent incisors are very important in terms of esthetics as well as of function, and so conservative treatment is advisable. It is important to maintain vitality of pulp to achieve better result. Location of the fracture line determines the Prognosis. No clinical change were seen in this three case. A case of central incisor with apparent healing of a root fracture without any tratment is presented in this paper. Long term clinical observation is required periodically.


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