Importance of CBCT in the management plan of upper canine with internal resorption

  • Roberto Fornara | Private Practice in Magenta, Italy.
  • Dario Re Cecconi Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, Unit of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Gerontology, University of Milan, Italy.


Aim: Internal root resorption is a particular medical condition which requires the clinician to a treatment as early as possible to avoid complications such as excessive loss of mineralized tissues and periodontal communications. Methodology: This article describes the diagnosis and treatment of a case of internal resorption of an upper canine in a patient of 21 years. The presence of pain and swelling periodontal gum showed an interest, a sign of the presence of a perforation. Result and conclusions: Accurate diagnosis associated with the three-dimensional evaluation of the internal fault (CBCT examination) have allowed a conservative treatment who has allowed the recovery of the tooth.



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Internal resorption, Perforating internal root resorption, Cone beam computed tomography, Mineral trioxide aggregate, Nonsurgical endodontic therapy
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Fornara, R., & Re Cecconi, D. (1). Importance of CBCT in the management plan of upper canine with internal resorption. Giornale Italiano Di Endodonzia, 29(2), 70-76.