Root fracture permanent tooth

Case contributed by A/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

CBCT

CT

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

CBCT

Annotated image

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. 

Information about the treatment available in DentalTraumaGuide

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