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Management of Complicated Crown-root Fracture

Sudheer Kumar Prabhu, CU Vivek Chand, VG Sam Joseph, Mini K John

Keywords : Computed crown-root fracture, Dental traumatic injuries, Orthodontic extrusion, Subgingival fracture management

Citation Information : Prabhu SK, Chand CV, Joseph VS, John MK. Management of Complicated Crown-root Fracture. Cons Dent Endod J 2016; 1 (1):9-13.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10048-0003

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-11-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Traumatic injuries of the teeth and their structures are complex and require comprehensive examination, accurate diagnosis, consideration of various factors involved and a multidisciplinary approach for successful treatment outcome. Dental trauma, in which the fracture line originates in the crown portion of the tooth, extends apically into the root in an oblique direction is referred to as a crown-root fracture. Subgingival fracture of a tooth presents a challenging restorative problem and needs efficient assessment for treatment. A fractured tooth presents a multifaceted problem which warrants a multidisciplinary treatment. A fractured tooth presents a multifaceted problem which warrants a multidisciplinary treatment. Interdisciplinary treatment approach holds true especially in multifaceted problems like traumatic tooth fracture. Every dental professional must be prepared to assess and treat efficiently.

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