Therapeutic management of an injury of the upper incisor within complete root formation
Curr Issues Pharm Med Sci., Vol. 28, No. 4, Pages 283-284
Maria Mielnik-Błaszczak, Anna Struska, Katarzyna Rudnicka-Siwek,
Magdalena Warsz, Piotr Stachurski, Elżbieta Pels, Rafał Wróbel*
Chair and Department of Paedodontics Medical University of Lublin, ul. Karmelicka 7 (SCK), 20-081 Lublin, Poland
A 9.5 year-old patient, following an accident, suffered a comminuted lateral fracture of the root of tooth 21 at the neck level. The treatment consisted of immobilizing and maintaining tooth vitality. The presented case provides a basis for the conclusion that premature radical, surgical and endodontic actions should not always be performed.
injuries of teeth, root fractures, dental injury epidemiology, complications of dental injury.