ROOT END CLOSURE THERAPY APEXOGENESIS

Most adult and baby teeth have two portions- the crown (top portion visible in the mouth) and the root portion (submerged in the gums and bone). The roots of most permanent teeth close atleast 2 years after their eruption. Hence if there is any trauma to permanent teeth before their roots close down, the root formation remains incomplete. The procedure in which artificial root development is carried out is called “Apexification” and the dental procedure in which the root closure is naturally induced is called “Apexogenesis” Talk to our specialists at Dental Folks to know more…