Endodontic or dental implant therapy: the factors affecting treatment planning.

  title={Endodontic or dental implant therapy: the factors affecting treatment planning.},
  author={M. Torabinejad and C. Goodacre},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={137 7},
          973-7; quiz 1027-8
  • M. Torabinejad, C. Goodacre
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • BACKGROUND Clinicians are confronted with difficult choices regarding whether a tooth with pulpal and/or periapical disease should be saved through endodontic treatment or be extracted and replaced with an implant. [...] Key MethodRESULTS The factors to be considered included patient-related issues (systemic and oral health, as well as comfort and treatment perceptions), tooth- and periodontium-related factors (pulpal and periodontal conditions, color characteristics of the teeth, quantity and quality of…Expand Abstract
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