The cracked tooth syndrome--crown root vertical fracture

Majid, Z.A. and Zain, R.B. (1988) The cracked tooth syndrome--crown root vertical fracture. Singapore Dental Journal, 13 (1). pp. 44-46. ISSN 0377-5291,


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A case of an incomplete tooth fracture followed by a complete fracture was presented. The difficulty of diagnosing this condition was discussed as well as the possible histological explanation of the symptoms experienced by the patient. It once again points out to practising dentists, that whilst deep pockets can give rise to severe periodontal pain, intense and excruciating pain should be investigated with the cracked tooth in mind.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Article; Case Report; Human; Injury; Male; Molar Tooth; Tooth Extraction; Tooth Fracture; Tooth Pain
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry > Oral surger
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Rosnah Mohd Zain
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2012 01:43
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 02:33

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