External dental root resorption

Case contributed by A/Prof Sergio Uribe

Presentation

Control for implant in edentate areas.

Patient Data

Age: 55

OPG

X-ray

Teeth 2.8 (#16) semiincluded, vertical, slightly mesioangulated, impacted, with the conical root projecting into the maxillary sinus. The crown projects into root tooth 2.7 (#15)

CBCT

Annotated image

Parasagittal, coronal and axial views.

CBCT

CT

Axial view of maxilla.

Case Discussion

Usual radiographic finding in adjacent teeth to impacted tooth molar. Asymptomatic.

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