Conservative Endodontic Treatment for Cervical Invasive Resorption

photo of resorptive case

Until relatively recently, the etiology of resorption has been poorly understood and the ability to treat it has been limited, dooming many teeth to extraction. Once considered to be a rare condition, cervical invasive resorption seems to be on a dramatic rise. Thankfully, new technologies and materials have emerged which have greatly expanded our treatment […]

How To Differentiate Internal from External Resorption

The Challenges Surrounding Root Resorption In many cases, even a severely compromised tooth can be retained with endodontic treatment. In the case of resorptive defects, we employ both surgical and non-surgical approaches with the goal of preserving the natural dentition.   Treatment Resorption can occur as a single entity, or a combination of internal and external defects […]