The aesthetic and endodontic dilemmas of calcific metamorphosis.

  title={The aesthetic and endodontic dilemmas of calcific metamorphosis.},
  author={John D. West},
  journal={Practical periodontics and aesthetic dentistry : PPAD},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={289-93; quiz 294}
  • John D. West
  • Published 1997 in
    Practical periodontics and aesthetic dentistry…
Traumatic injuries to dentition can initiate either a resorptive or calcific pulpal response. In the sequelae of calcific degeneration, the clinical crown frequently becomes discolored, requiring an aesthetic correction to restore the tooth to its natural color. Four potential solutions are currently available to achieve this goal. The learning objective of this article is to describe the etiology of calcific metamorphosis, discuss the four potential solutions, and present the responses of… CONTINUE READING

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