Healing of 208 intra-alveolar root fractures in patients aged 7-17 years.

@article{Cvek2001HealingO2,
  title={Healing of 208 intra-alveolar root fractures in patients aged 7-17 years.},
  author={Miomir Cvek and Jens Andreasen and M. K. Borum},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={53-62}
}
This retrospective study consisted of 208 root-fractured, 168 splinted and 40 not splinted incisors in young individuals (aged 7-17 years) treated in the period 1959-1973 at the Pedodontic Department, Eastman Institute, Stockholm. Clinical and radiographic analyses showed that 69 teeth (33%) had developed hard tissue (fusion) healing of fragments. Interposition of periodontal ligament (PDL) and bone between the fragments was found in 17 teeth (8%). Interposition of PDL alone was found in 74… CONTINUE READING
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