Learning Module:

Root Fractures- An Interdisciplinary Approach


Complexity

Moderate

Discipline(s)


As the future foundation for a restorative treatment plan, the ability to assess and manage root fractures is imperative. In this module, Dr. Berman discusses the various clinical and radiographic presentations of root fractures, how the diagnosis is made, the prognosis assessment of teeth having or suspected of having root fractures, and how the root fractures can be managed. Study club members will learn how to better diagnose the presence of root fractures, how to determine the prognosis of a tooth with a root fracture and, how to manage root fractures and potential treatment with an interdisciplinary team approach.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the clinical signs of root fractures.
  • Understand radiographic signs of root fractures.
  • Understand how to manage teeth with potential root fractures.

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