Root resorption of upper permanent incisor caused by impacted canine. An analysis of 23 cases.

@article{Sasakura1984RootRO,
  title={Root resorption of upper permanent incisor caused by impacted canine. An analysis of 23 cases.},
  author={Hideshi Sasakura and Toshiko Yoshida and Shigeo Murayama and Kooji Hanada and Tatsuo Nakajima},
  journal={International journal of oral surgery},
  year={1984},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={299-306}
}
Unusual root resorption of 12 central and 11 lateral upper permanent incisors in 11 patients is described. The degree of resorption ranged from loss of the apical 1/4 to almost complete loss of root structure. Excepting 1 case, permanent canines were partially or completely impacted and their crowns were in close apposition to the resorbed surfaces of the incisors. The roots of the canines were either in the process of formation or completely formed. The findings suggest that the pressure from… CONTINUE READING

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