Accession Number : AD1012692

Title :   Outcome of Endodontically Treated Teeth Diagnosed With Cracked Tooth

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda United States

Personal Author(s) : Boonsirisermsook,Kittima

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Report Date : 01 Jun 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Cameron first described the cracked tooth as an incomplete fracture of vitalposterior teeth involving dentin and possibly pulpal tissues. According to the American Association of Endodontists, a cracked tooth is defined as an incomplete,greenstick fracture that is initiated from the crown and extends subgingivally. The overall incidence of patients with a cracked tooth referred to a private endodonticpractice over a six year period was 9.7% in a population of 8,175 patients. When diagnosed with reversible pulpitis and restored with a crown, 21% of these teeth werereported to require endodontic treatment within six months.

Descriptors :   Dental pulp , TEETH

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE