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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1012692.pdf


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