The mandibular molar class III furcation invasion: a review of treatment options and a case report of tunneling.

@article{Vandersall2002TheMM,
  title={The mandibular molar class III furcation invasion: a review of treatment options and a case report of tunneling.},
  author={David C Vandersall and Robert J Detamore},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={55-60}
}
BACKGROUND The predictable management of a mandibular molar that has lost all of its interradicular periodontal support-in other words, that has experienced a Class III furcation invasion, or FI-often is a frustrating and disappointing process for both clinician and patient. The strategic value of retaining such a periodontally involved tooth must be determined by both the patient and dentist before a treatment option is selected. In this article, the authors present and describe various… CONTINUE READING

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