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Dental Trauma. A Case Report

By Alain Soto Ugalde and Berbardina Maya Hernández

Abstract

Dental traumas in children are common; therefore the dentist should be trained to solve them. This paper presents the diagnosis, treatment and outcome of a child with a 12 mm overjet, mouth breathing habit and bilabial incompetence who suffered a severe trauma to tooth number 11, causing its mobility. A splint was applied to the affected tooth and subsequently, a root canal filling was performed, all with a satisfactory outcome. Although these traumas are common, the presentation of this case is important due to its use in the teaching context

Topics: odontología pediátrica, oclusión dental traumática, férulas oclusales, Medicine (General), R5-920, Medicine, R
Publisher: Centro Provincial de Información de las Ciencias Médicas en Cienfuegos
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:71938b9a6961412c89bd1c7d8cfdebe8
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