Today's Daily Dose: Tooth fractures

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Dec 22, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
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“Uncomplicated crown-root fracture does not expose the pulp. Removal of the unattached gingiva created by the fracture extension below the gum line via gingivectomy will allow continued periodontal health as long as at least 2 mm of attached gingiva remains.”

—Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP

From Examining new classifications of tooth fractures