Root fracture permanent tooth

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Sergio Uribe

Presentation

Tooth #9 (FDI 1.1) with crown color change. History of trauma 5 years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
CT

CBCT

Tooth #9 (FDI 1.1) with a radiolucent horizontal line in the union of coronal and middle root thirds. 

Annotated image

CBCT

Lateral, coronal and axial views.

Case Discussion

Root fractures can be classified by the third of the root (apical, middle, cervical), angle (vertical, horizontal, oblique) and luxation (with displacement, w/o displacement).

With intraoral radiographs, two projections are necessary. 

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Case information

rID: 46479
Case created: 5th Jul 2016
Last edited: 6th Jul 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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