external resorption


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.  […]