Flashcards in Trauma- Splinting Deck (6)
What does splinting do?
It immobilises the tooth in the correct anatomical position to prevent further trauma and allow healing
What are the two categories if splints?
What is a functional splint?
When one tooth either side of the traumatised tooth is splinted
What is a rigid splint?
When two teeth either side are splinted
What should the splint allow re movement?
Needs to allow some movements to prevent ankylosis