Contemporary management of horizontal root fractures to the permanent dentition: diagnosis--radiologic assessment to include cone-beam computed tomography.

@article{May2013ContemporaryMO,
  title={Contemporary management of horizontal root fractures to the permanent dentition: diagnosis--radiologic assessment to include cone-beam computed tomography.},
  author={Jeremy J May and Nestor Cohenca and Ove Andreas Peters},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
Historically, obtaining several periapical radiographs has been recommended to diagnose horizontal root fractures. Assessing the 3-dimensional orientation of a fracture is correlated to treatment and outcome. However, conventional radiography yields only limited information for accurate diagnosis. Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a relatively new and useful technology, which provides an auxiliary imaging modality to supplement conventional radiography for evaluating horizontal root… CONTINUE READING

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