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Category: Replantation

Age and Timing of Pulp Extirpation as Major Factors Associated with Inflammatory Root Resorption in Replanted Permanent Teeth

By Dr. Barry H. Korzen | Posted March 11, 2014

Although the replantation of an avulsed permanent tooth is no longer a controversial technique the occurrence of external root resorption (ERR) must be considered when deciding on a treatment plan and proposing the various options to the patient. This paper determined that the patient’s age at the moment of trauma had a marked effect on the ERR prevalence and extension.