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British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2231-0614,Vol.: 8, Issue.: 6

Case Study

Replantation of Knocked out Teeth after Traumatic Avulsion


Shirin Sultana Chowdhury1, Md Nazmul Hasan2* and Rumana Afroz1

1Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Update Dental College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2Department of Orthodontics, School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Article Information
(1) Yoshiro Fujii, Manager of Shin Kobe Dental Clinic, Japan.
(1) Anonymous, University of Coimbra-PT, Portugal.
(2) Marcos Cezar Ferreira, Universidade Severino Sombra, Faculdade de Odontologia de Vassouras, Brazil.
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Management of permanent tooth avulsion often challenging for dental practitioner, as avulsion resulting complete exfoliation of tooth from its socket, is usually associated with damage to the supporting structures. Managing the edentulous area to improve aesthetics, phonetics, function is better achieved by replanting the avulsed tooth rather than prosthesis. This article report a case avulsed tooth management of 12-year-old-girl due to accidental knocked out of both central incisors. Immediate after injuries patient report to the emergency department over phone and asked to collect and keep the avulsed tooth sinking into milk. Patient was managed by dentist within 60 minutes of the accident and have follow-up by radiologically and clinically 1 year post accident. Replantation of tooth immediate after avulsion can be managed by replantation into its socket.

Keywords :

Tooth replantation; tooth avulsion; athletic injuries; tooth injuries.

Full Article - PDF    Page 544-548

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/17710

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