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Multidisciplinary treatment of a fractured root: a case report.

Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry, Dental School of Araçatuba, São Paulo State University, Araçatuba, Brazil.
Australian orthodontic journal (Impact Factor: 0.28). 05/2010; 26(1):90-4.
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ABSTRACT To describe the orthodontic, periodontal and prosthetic management of a case with a 3 mm root fracture below the crest of the alveolar bone.
The root was extruded and periodontal surgery carried out to improve aesthetics and dental function.
A multidisciplinary approach to the management of dental root fractures is necessary for successful treatment.

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