Submergence of roots for alveolar bone preservation. I. Endodontically treated roots

Robert B. O'Neal, Tom Gound, Marvin P. Levin, Carlos E. del Rio

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Abstract

Mandibular premolars in four mongrel dogs were endodontically treated, sectioned, reduced in situ so that each root was approximately 2 mm. below the alveolus, and totally submerged. Histologic and radiographic findings showed that this procedure should be used to preserve alveolar bone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)803-810
Number of pages8
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)

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