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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-39

Disappeared roots: A case report


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka, India

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R Arathi
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.40321

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Tooth resorption is a perplexing problem for all dental practitioners. The etiologic factors are vague, the diagnoses are educated guesses and, often, the chosen treatment does not prevent the rapid disappearance of the calcified dental tissues. This becomes all the more confusing if the tooth in question is a pulpally involved young permanent tooth. Presented in this report is the case of an upper first young permanent molar that underwent complete root resorption following root canal therapy and obturation.






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