Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Fracture line


Root fractures and its management in endodontics

Balasubramaniam Anuradha; Jayaraj Jenitha; Suresh Mitthra; Ramachandran Tamilselvi

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 1649-1657

Fractures of crown and root are common emergencies encountered in the dental office. Root fractures are defined as fractures involving the dentin, cementum and pulp. These root fractures are broadly classified as horizontal/transverse and vertical root fractures. The correct diagnosis is essential to ensure proper treatment of root fractures. Various treatment strategies have been proposed, each has its own advantages and disadvantages. Hence this review article presents an overview of various types of root fracture, their diagnosis and clinical management