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What are the signs of intrusion ?

1. Tooth displaced axially into bone
2. Ankylosis sound when tapped
3. Non mobile
4. Negative vitality
Possible bone fracture

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What are the tissues affected in intrusion?

Communition or fracture of bone
Contusion bone
Pdl and cementum
NVB affected
Laceration of PDL
Gingival cuff fibres

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Why do you need to take a radiographs with intruded teeth?

Check not in nasal cavity

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How do you treat intrusions?

Open apex allow for spontaneous reposition nut if no movement after 3/52 then reposition with ortho

Closes apex: complete RCT within 2/52 post trauma with leadermix with CaOH dressing

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What is the chance of tooth survival in intruded teeth?

Open apex: 40%
Close apex: 0%