Current Concepts for the Management of Furcation Defects: A Review
Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh Uttarakhand, India
*Corresponding Author:Anamika, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh Uttarakhand, India.
Received: June 08, 2023; Published: June 26, 2023
Furca is an anatomical area of teeth with multiple roots, in which there is divergence of the roots. These areas usually gets involved due the progression of the aggressive or chronic periodontitis and may result in the bone resorption within the furcation. The extent to which these areas are involved can be used to depict the seriousness of the periodontal disease and also to depict the subsequent loss of attachment leading to tooth loss. Treatment in such areas is generally challenging because of the complex anatomy of the tooth. Several treatment options are available consisting of scaling and root planing, regenerative procedures using different types of membranes and grafts, open flap debridement, resective surgeries etc. Hence, this article reviews various treatment modalities used for the management of such defects.
Keywords:Furcation Management; Regeneration; Furca; Non-Surgical Therapy
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