Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2014, vol. 20, issue 5
Subject Collection: Oral and Dental Medicine
Pages: 601-605
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2014205.601
Published online: 14 October 2014

J of IMAB 2014 Oct-Dec;20(5):601-605
Angela GusiyskaCorresponding Autor.
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria.

Introduction: Root resorption is a biological phenomenon, characterized by processes of cement and/or dentine depletion, resulting from the physiological or pathological activity of resorptive cells.
Purpose: The aim of this article is to review of the literature on the peculiarities of the periapical resorptive processes.
Conclusion: The absence of a physiological narrowing is challenging to the achievement of satisfactory early and late therapeutic results. It makes probable either the overpressing of necrotic, infected material when preparing the endodontic space or the overpressing of the sealer when sealing the root canal.

Key words: chronic apical periodontitis, external apical resorption, periapical resorption,

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Gusiyska A. Periapical resorptive processes in chronic apical periodontitis: an overview and discussion of the literature. J of IMAB. 2014 Oct-Dec;20(5):601-605. doi:

Correspondence to: Dr. Angela Gusiyska, PhD, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia; 1, Sv. Georgi Sofiyski Blvd, 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 15 July 2014
Published online: 14 October 2014

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