A contraindication to orthodontic and endodontic treatment: periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia

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Edition V25N5 | Year 2020 | Editorial Orthodontics Highlights | Pages 17 to 22

Alberto Consolaro, Omar Hadaya, Renata Bianco Consolaro

Introduction: The dental pulp is completely normal in teeth with periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia. However, orthodontic and endodontic treatments are contraindicated in cases with this injury. Objective: Present some biological, clinical and imaging reasons opposing these contraindications and questioning which are the real ones impediments and the reasons for the lack of research on the disease, analyzing cases submitted to orthopedic treatment under controlled and ethically approved conditions. Conclusion: The clinician can act safely based in available knowledge and aware of the possible consequences of orthodontic movement in teeth with periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia, as well as in the proper way of making a safe and definitive diagnosis.

Periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia. Orthodontic contraindications. Endodontic contraindications. Pulp vitality. Tooth movement

Consolaro A, Hadaya O, Consolaro RB. A contraindication to orthodontic and endodontic treatment: periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia. Dental Press J Orthod. 2020 Sept-Oct;25(5):17-22.

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