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Incomplete cusp fractures: early diagnosis and communication with patients using fiber-optic transillumination and intraoral photography.

@article{Alassaad2011IncompleteCF,
  title={Incomplete cusp fractures: early diagnosis and communication with patients using fiber-optic transillumination and intraoral photography.},
  author={Samer S Alassaad},
  journal={General dentistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          132-5
        }
}
  • Samer S Alassaad
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • General dentistry
  • The diagnosis of incomplete cusp fractures has primarily relied on patient symptoms, which sometimes results in late treatment approaches. The transillumination of tooth structure by a fiber-optic light source can be considered an important adjunct tool in the diagnosis of incomplete cusp fractures before they reach their end stages. Furthermore, transilluminated teeth can be documented by intraoral photography, using a two-handed technique by holding a transillumination device and an intraoral… CONTINUE READING
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