Current Issues of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Surgical treatment of dentoalveolar injury in the anterior region of maxilla

Current Issues in Pharmacy and Medical Sciences Vol. 26, No. 4, Pages 401-405

Mansur Rahnama, Maryla Kozicka-Czupkałło, Łukasz Czupkałło, Rafał Jamrogiewicz

¹ Chair and Department of Oral Surgery, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
² DentArtis’ Dental Office, Lublin, Poland


DOI: 10.12923/j.2084-980X/26.4/a.11

Abstract

Traumatic injuries of teeth and alveolar bone are common in oral surgery departments. Maxillary incisors are the most frequently injured teeth. The right diagnosis is crucial for proper treatment method. Time elapsed between the accident occurrence and emergency treatment plays an important role. The aim of our research work was to present a case of a 25-year old female patient referred to Chair and Department of Oral Surgery, Medical University of Lublin who sustained dentoalveolar trauma of the maxillary anterior region including alveolar process fracture, extrusive luxation of all maxillary incisors, apical root fracture and lacerated upper lip. The surgical treatment consisted of repositioning the displaced teeth and alveolar bone fracture. The fracture was stabilized with the use of orthodontic brackets and orthodontic wire. PRP was used to promote bone healing after apicoectomy during second stage of surgical management.

Keywords

alveolar fracture, tooth extrusion, splinting, apical fracture

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