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Why canines induce resorption of neighboring roots? An imaging correlation

Alberto Consolaro, Omar Hadaya, Taisa Maeshiro Estorce

Despite the explanations about the mechanisms and reasons why dental follicles of unerupted maxillary canines do not cause root resorption in neighboring teeth, questions remain about the time expected for this event and the lack of protocols for preventive clinical management, which may serve as insights for further studies. Here, these mechanisms are correlated with imaging findings of CT scans and 3D reconstructions of a typical clinical case.

Keywords: Root resorption. Dental follicle. Unerupted teeth. Impacted canines.

How to cite: Consolaro A, Hadaya O, Estorce TM. Why canines induce resorption of neighboring roots? An imaging correlation. Dental Press J Orthod. 2019 Jan-Feb;24(1):27-33. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1590/2177-6709.24.1.027-033.oin

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