Spontaneous healing of complicated crown-root fractures in children: Two case reports
Zi-Ling Zhou, Lei Gao, Shu-Kai Sun, Cai-Di Zhang, Wen-Wen Kou, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an 710032, Shaanxi Province, China
Hong-Shi Li, Institute of Stomatology, The General Air Force Hospital of PLA, Beijing 110142, China
Zheng Xu, The Center for Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Washington, Seaatle, WA 98115, United States
Li-An Wu, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an 710032, Shaanxi Province, China
Author contributions: Zhou ZL, Gao L and Wu LA performed the dental treatment; Zhou ZL, Sun SK, Zhang CD and Kou WW reviewed the literature, and contributed to the drafting of the manuscript; Xu Z, Li HS and Wu LA were responsible for the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; all authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81771095; Shaanxi Provincial Key R&D Program, China, No. 2021KWZ-26; and State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology, No. 2020ZA01.
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Corresponding author: Li-An Wu, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, No. 145 Changle West Road, Xincheng District, Xi’an 710032, Shaanxi Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 25, 2021
Peer-review started: December 25, 2021
First decision: February 8, 2022
Revised: February 21, 2022
Accepted: April 27, 2022
Article in press: April 27, 2022
Published online: June 26, 2022