Flashcards in Trauma- Intrusion Deck (5)
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
What are the tissues affected in intrusion?
Communition or fracture of bone
Pdl and cementum
Laceration of PDL
Gingival cuff fibres
Why do you need to take a radiographs with intruded teeth?
Check not in nasal cavity
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