POST-TRAUMA ROOT FRACTURE IN TEETH WITH INCOMPLETE ROOT DEVELOPMENT: A CASE REPORT


Mehmet Sinan DoĞan, Diah Ayu Maharani, Lindawati S Kusdhany, Melİssa Adİatman, Izzet Yavuz

Abstract


 

 Objective: Oblique root fractures consist of multiple, angled fracture lines extending from the root canal to the periodontal membrane along the long axis of the tooth. Oblique root fractures are injuries with poor prognosis which are rarely observed in teeth in which the root development is complete.

Methods: A clinical and radiological inspection was performed of an eight-year-old patient who presented at our clinic for dental trauma. Luxation and oblique sectional root fractures in the maxillary incisors were found. The patient’s root development was incomplete. He was treated with dental reposition. Fixation to the adjacent primary canine teeth was carried out using a 0.4 mm full circle orthodontic wire for fractured teeth with a semi-rigid splint. Stabilization of the teeth was ensured to protect the vitality of the fractured teeth. A splint was inserted under local anaesthesia and removed a month later.

Results: The absence of pathological symptoms was determined radiologically and clinically. It was shown during a radiological examination of the patient a year later that root development inthe teeth with a root fracture had continued. There were no pathological complications.

Conclusion: The current study finding of high recovery potential in young permanent teeth with root fracture is supported by those of other studies in the literature. Recovery in this case was successful because the patient presented timeously at the clinic after the trauma, there was a lack of infection, and the splint was only in situ for a month.


Keywords


Post-trauma root fracture, Oblique root fracture, Spontaneous healing, Dental splint, Incomplete root development, Young permanent teeth.

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Title

POST-TRAUMA ROOT FRACTURE IN TEETH WITH INCOMPLETE ROOT DEVELOPMENT: A CASE REPORT

Keywords

Post-trauma root fracture, Oblique root fracture, Spontaneous healing, Dental splint, Incomplete root development, Young permanent teeth.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i11.17280

Date

01-11-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 11 November 2017 Page: 1-3

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Mehmet Sinan DoĞan
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Harran University, Şanlıurfa, Türkiye
Turkey

Diah Ayu Maharani
Department of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, West Java, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Lindawati S Kusdhany
Department of Prosthodontic, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, West Java, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Melİssa Adİatman
Department of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, West Java, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Izzet Yavuz
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Türkiye
Turkey


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