Root resorption following traumatic dental injuries.

  title={Root resorption following traumatic dental injuries.},
  author={Jens Andreasen and Francis Meriam Andreasen},
  journal={Proceedings of the Finnish Dental Society. Suomen Hammaslaakariseuran toimituksia},
  volume={88 Suppl 1},
Permanent teeth are usually not attacked by osteoclasts despite their situation in a site where active bone resorption constantly takes place as a result of local and systemic osteoclast activating factors. This fact points to antiresorption factors residing in both the periodontal ligament (PDL) and the pulp. Concerning the PDL homeostasis factor (i.e. permanency of a separation between the alveolar socket and the root surface and protection of the root surface against osteoclastic activity… CONTINUE READING


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