Flashcards in Trauma- Subluxation Deck (7)
What is subluxation ?
Trauma to pdl resulting in some mobility but no displacement
What are the signs and symptoms for subluxation?
Vitality: usually + but can possibly be negative initially which indicates increased risk of pulp death
Which tissues are affected?
Gingival : bleeding
Pdl oedema and bleeding
NVB damage possibly
When would yo take radiographs in subluxation?
What treatment is needed for subluxation?
Review pulp vitality after 1 yr
Soft diet analgesics OHI
Possibly needs splint but not likely if so splint for 2 weeks only
What is the prognosis for subluxed teeth?
Open apex: 100%
Closed : 85