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Case Studies | Dentistry | Indonesia | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021
Management and Assessment of Success in the Treatment of Dentoalveolar Fractures with Avulsion in Children: Case Report
Abstract: Introduction: About 25% of children had a dentoalveolar trauma. This is because children are more active, lack balance coordination, and children mental development. Management of dentoalveolar trauma in children differs from an adult because of mixed dentition conditions. It is important to determine the indications, contraindications, and correct methods of treatment. The case report aims to discuss the treatment of dentoalveolar fracture to restore and maintain the position of the permanent teeth. After 3 months, the result showed negative mobility, normal growth of permanent tooth, and intact occlusion. Case report: One case of dentoalveolar fracture of teeth 52-21 region with avulsion of tooth 52 and palatoversion with mobility grade 2 of tooth 11 and intrusion with mobility grade 2 of tooth 21. Repositioning of teeth 11, 21 was performed followed by simple wiring with a composite of teeth 55-65. Conclusion: Management of dentoalveolar trauma in children need special attention because of mixed dentition condition. So it is important to consider that the use of a wiring device doesn't interfere with the development of teeth and jaw.
Keywords: Dentoalveolar fracture, mixed dentition, simple wiring
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,
Pages: 692 - 694