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J Korean Acad Pediatr Dent. 1996;23(3): 659-666.
REPLANTATION OF COMPLETE AVULSED TEETH DUE TO TRAUMATIC INJURIES. : A CASE REPORT
조우성, 이제호, 최병재, 손흥규
연세대학교 치과대학 소아치과학교실
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ABSTRACT
The treatment of complete avulsed teeth due to traumatic injuries is replantation procedure. The major complication of replantation are pulp necrosis, ankylosis, and root resorption. It is important to maintain the vitality of periodontal ligament to minimize the complications. The purpose of this case report is to consider the facts that affect the success rate and the prognosis of complete avulsed teeth after replantation. All of these cases had different conditions and transport media. The following results were observed: 1. The successive treatment of complete ayulsed teeth requires the maintainance of vitality of periodontal ligament. 2. The complication of replantation are inflammatory root resorption and ankylosis and in such case, proper endodontic treatment using calcium hydroxide medications and periodic observations are needed. 3. In case of delayed replantation, the use of fluoride and root planning procedure can help to achieve better result. 4. It is more esthetic and functional to maintain the avulsed tooth in mouth.
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