Accession Number : ADA040363


Title :   Submergence of Roots for Alveolar Bone Preservation. I. Endodontically Treated Roots.


Descriptive Note : Rept. for Sep 75-May 77,


Corporate Author : ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : O'Neal,Robert B ; Gound,Tom ; Levin,Marvin P ; del Rio,Carlos E


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a040363.pdf


Report Date : 10 May 1977


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : 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)


Descriptors :   *TEETH , *ALVEOLAR BONE , *DENTAL SURGERY , PRESERVATION , DOGS , LABORATORY ANIMALS , ROOT CANAL , MANDIBLE


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE