Surgical Retrieval of Tooth Fragment from Lower Lip and Reattachment after 6 Months of Trauma

JOURNAL TITLE: International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry

Author
1. Kalpana Bansal
2. Ankit Srivastava
3. Neha Maheshwari
4. Mohita Marwaha
ISSN
0974-7052
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1302
Volume
8
Issue
2
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
4
Author Affiliations
    1. Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, SGT Dental College, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
  • Article keywords
    Children, Maxillary central incisor, Trauma

    Abstract

    Dental traumas are one of the most frequent facial traumas especially in children. Maxillary incisors are the most frequently involved teeth. Here we present, a report of a child who sustained a crown fracture with lost portion of tooth embedded in her lower lip for 6 months. The fragment was surgically retrieved and successfully reattached to the fractured 21 using acid-etch resin technique. How to cite this article: Marwaha M, Bansal K, Srivastava A, Maheshwari N. Surgical Retrieval of Tooth Fragment from Lower Lip and Reattachment after 6 Months of Trauma. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2015;8(2):145-148.

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