Submergence of Roots for Alveolar Bone Preservation. I. Endodontically Treated Roots.
Rept. for Sep 75-May 77,
ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH WASHINGTON D C
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Mandibular premolars in four mongrel dogs were endodontically treated, sectioned, reduced in situ so that each root was approximately 2 mm below the alveolus and totally submerged. Histologic and radiographic findings showed that this procedure should be used to preserve alveolar bone. Author
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