Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 214--217

Alveolar ridge preservation in a growing patient with decoronation: One-year follow-up


Astha Jaikaria, Seema Thakur 
 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, HP Government Dental College and Hospital, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Room Number 310, Third Floor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, HP Government Dental College and Hospital, IGMC, Shimla - 171 001, Himachal Pradesh
India

Dentoalveolar ankylosis in growing patients is associated with continuing replacement root resorption, tooth infrapositioning, and the local arrest of alveolar bone growth. While extraction of ankylosed teeth might be associated with bone loss, decoronation of the offending tooth (removal of crown portion and instrumentation of pulp canal to stimulate bleeding) has been suggested as a more conservative approach of bone preservation until definitive implant placement is planned. This is a case presentation of a 14-year-old patient who presented with root resorption in relation to the left maxillary central incisor such that decoronation with a prosthetic tooth replacement was decided as the treatment option.


How to cite this article:
Jaikaria A, Thakur S. Alveolar ridge preservation in a growing patient with decoronation: One-year follow-up.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2019;37:214-217


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Jaikaria A, Thakur S. Alveolar ridge preservation in a growing patient with decoronation: One-year follow-up. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Oct 23 ];37:214-217
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