Root Surface Changes in Endodontically Treated Teeth following Orthodontic Movement

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Description: Orthodontically induced external root resorption has been labeled an unavoidable consequence of orthodontic tooth movement (OTM). The objective of this study was to investigate the change in surface area (mm^2) and volume (mm^3) of endodontically treated teeth (ETT) compared with contralateral teeth with a vital pulp (VPT) after OTM.

At the conclusion of this article, the reader will be able to: 

  • List risk factors associated with orthodontically induced external root resorption
  • Explain the safety of orthodontic tooth movement following root canal treatment with patients and dentists
  • Utilize cone-beam computed tomography to recognize orthodontically induced external root resorption

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Austyn C. Grissom, DMD, MSD

Dr. Austyn Grissom is an endodontist in Daphne, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University (2014), DMD from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry (2018), and Master of Science in Dentistry & certificate in endodontics from UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston (2022). 

Benjamin E. Cozad, DDS, MSD

Dr. Benjamin Cozad serves as an Associate Professor at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston and practices orthodontics in Houston, Texas.

Scott R. Makins, DDS, MS

Dr. Scott Makins is a dual-trained endodontist and oral and maxillofacial radiologist. He recently retired from his position as an Associate Professor at the UTHealth School of Dentistry in Houston, Texas.

Renato M. Silva, DDS, MS, PhD

Dr. Renato Silva is a professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he also serves as the Department Chair and Interim Program Director. 

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I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.

Jeryl D. English, DDS, MS

Dr. Jeryl English is a professor in the Department of Orthodontics at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston, where he also serves as the Department Chair and Program Director of the Advanced Education in Orthodontics Program.

Timothy C. Kirkpatrick, DDS

Dr. Timothy Kirkpatrick is a professor in the Department of Endodontics at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston, where he also serves as the Department Chair and Program Director of the Advanced Education in Endodontics Program.