Volume 11, Issue 1 (3-2023)                   J Surg Trauma 2023, 11(1): 39-44 | Back to browse issues page

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Dalaei Moghadam M, Ebadi N. Preservation of second molar tooth with extensive distal root resorption due to third molar tooth pressure: a case report. J Surg Trauma 2023; 11 (1) :39-44
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Assistant Professor of Endodontic, Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center, Department of Endodontic, Faculty of Dentistry, Khorramabad University of Medical Science, Khorramabad, Iran
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  • This article presents a case of extensive External Root Resorption (ERR) involving the distal root of the left mandibular second molar due to the pressure of wisdom tooth in its neighborhood in a 32 year‑old female patient. Clinical and radiographic examination revealed no pulp in respond to the vitality test, periapical radiolucency in the apical of the mesial root, and root resorption of the distal root. A definite diagnosis of pulpal necrosis with chronic apical periodontitis and ERR of the distal root was made. The tooth was managed by nonsurgical endodontic treatment. One‑year follow‑up revealed satisfactory results clinically and radiographically.
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Oral and Maxillofacial
Received: 2022/03/29 | Accepted: 2022/11/12 | ePublished ahead of print: 2022/12/23 | Published: 2023/04/25 | ePublished: 2023/04/25

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