Root resorption: high incidence after replantation of avulsed teeth

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This review evaluating the incidence of root resorption (RR) after the replantation of avulsed teeth included 23 studies of low quality providing a estimate of RR that should be viewed cautiously.

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Pulps should be removed from replanted avulsed teeth within 14 days

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This 2009 review by Hinckfuss & Messer regarding the timing of pulp extirpation following the replantation of avulsed teeth has just been critically appraised under the auspicies of the American Dental Associations Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry. The commentator highlights some methodological issues with the conduct of the review and the heterogeneity of the available evidence [read the full story…]