Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Fractured Teeth
You will receive 1 unit(s) of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course. The purchase price of this course is $41.00

Description:

This course is designed to review the features needed to diagnose and treat specific types of tooth fractures and to explain the etiologic factors that can predispose a tooth to fracture of the crown or root.


Author:
Marlin E. Gher, DDS
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Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to do the following::

  1. Understand the different etiologic factors associated with tooth fractures.
  2. Describe the various clinical features associated with tooth fractures.
  3. Be aware of the clinical limitations of intra-oral radiographs when evaluating teeth for a root fracture.
  4. Understand the various treatment options for tooth fractures.
  5. Be able to make a tentative diagnosis of a vertical root fracture from clinical signs and symptoms combined with a dental history.


Abstract:

This course will discuss the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of teeth with coronal cracks and root fractures. It is designed to acquaint the participant with the features needed to diagnose and treat specific types of tooth fractures and to make him/her aware of the etiologic factors that can predispose a tooth to fracture of the crown or root.



Outline:

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Study Design

  2. Findings

    1. Age Distribution

    2. Root Fractures

    3. Crown Fractures

    4. Location of Fractured Teeth in the Dentition

    5. Dental history and Clinical Factors Associated with Tooth

    6. Fracture

    7. Mid-root Fracture

    8. Time from Root Canal Filling to Diagnosis of a Fracture

    9. Time from Crown Placement Until Diagnosis of a Root Fracture

    10. Clinical Signs and Symptoms

    11. Clinical Diagnosis of Root Fracture

    12. Treatment of Fractured Teeth

  3. Summary

  4. Review Questions
References:

There are no references for this course.







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