A 48-year-old female asked:
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i had a dental x-ray and its shows that one side of roots of each tooth seems to be shrinking . i've not had braces. should i be worried ?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Root resorption: Sometimes the angle at which an x-ray is taken can make roots look foreshortened. That aside, there are many reasons for reset resorption ranging from positional to systemic. Evaluation by an Endodontist would be in order.
Answered on Jul 11, 2015

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