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International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 3, Part C

Invasive cervical resorption: A review

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Sadanand Kulkarni and Dr. Hemalatha Hiremath
ABSTRACT:Invasive cervical resorption is a relatively uncommon form of external root resorption exhibiting no external signs. The resorptive condition is often detected by routine radiographic examination. The clinical features vary from a small defect at the gingival margin to a pink coronal discoloration of the tooth crown resulting in ultimate cavitation of the overlying enamel which is painless unless pulpal or periodontal infection supervenes. Correct diagnosis and proper management can result in a successful outcome. The treatment should aim toward the complete suppression of all resorbing tissues and the reconstruction of resorptive defect by the placement of a suitable filling material or some biological systems.
Pages: 186-188  |  61 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sadanand Kulkarni and Dr. Hemalatha Hiremath. Invasive cervical resorption: A review. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2020; 6(3): 186-188.
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