Surendar S

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Evaluation of Association between Habitual Occlusion and Development of Cracked Tooth Syndrome and Craze Lines-A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): Ajith Kamath and Surendar S*

    Introduction: Occlusion may be defined as the manner in which the teeth in opposing arches contact each other. An individual's habits of occlusion also play a crucial role. The continued use of a single side of the arch, also termed as habitual unilateral occlusion can have deleterious effects on the teeth in that particular arch. Cracking or breaking of teeth or development of craze lines on the enamel has often been observed. Aim: To evaluate the association between habitual occlusion and the development of cracked tooth syndrome and craze lines during on going endodontic treatment. Methodology: A total of 25 patients were included in the study. These patients had presented to the clinic with deep dentinal caries. Informed consents were obtained. All the included patients satisfied the inclusion. .. Read More»

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