external resorption


2 Minute Video: Invasive Cervical Resorption on CBCT

Here is another fun and short video showing a case of invasive cervical resorption. For those wanting to learn more about this variant of external resorption check out the video below.  If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy! 😀 


Case of the Week: External resorption with CBCT view

This week I have a interesting case of severe external resorption as seen on a periapical radiograph as well as a cone beam CT (CBCT) view to show the true extent of the resorption. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy!


Case of the week: External resorption of an impacted tooth

This week is a neat case of an impacted maxillary canine with external resorption occurring on the crown.  When looking at these radiographs note that there is no longer an identifiable follicle around the crown of the tooth.  Also note that the areas where there is tooth loss of the […]


Case of the Week: Invasive cervical resorption

This week I am showing a case of a specific kind of external resorption (invasive cervical resorption).  This form of resorption occurs in the cervical region of a tooth.  There have been many different causes for this resorption suggested such as trauma, orthodontic movement, intracoronal bleaching, periodontal root scaling, etc.  […]


ROC curves in Dentistry

This week I’m focusing on ROC curves in dentistry and the different imaging modalities (primarily film versus digital).  As these numbers can change based on the research being performed and the reviewers of those radiographs, I thought the best way to break this all down is to give a short […]