Innovative approaches for treating external cervical resorption: a comprehensive case series

ECR treatment

Submitted: 22 July 2023
Accepted: 15 November 2023
Published: 13 December 2023
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Aim: The aim of this case series was to provide information on the clinical management of different types of external cervical resorption (ECR) lesions. This case report has been written according to Preferred Reporting Items for Case reports in Endodontics (PRICE) 2020 guidelines

Summary: ECR is a condition that is difficult to diagnose and manage and can lead to tooth loss if not treated properly and on time. This series of three case reports outlines effective methods for planning and managing teeth with ECR in a minimal invasive and effective way .

Key learning points:

• The decision to maintain a resorbed tooth should be made on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration various factors, such as the extent and location of the resorption, the patient’s overall dental health, and the treatment options available.

• Single visit handling in such cases is predictable and effective, granted the experience and the of the dedicated equipment.

• In cervical resorption lesions vitality can be maintained when diagnosis is obtained on early stages.

Krokidis, A., & Cerutti , A. (2023). Innovative approaches for treating external cervical resorption: a comprehensive case series: ECR treatment. Giornale Italiano Di Endodonzia, 38(1).


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