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VOLUME 13 , ISSUE 2 ( March-April, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries Using Different Types of Splints: A Case Series

Arshad Eranhikkal

Keywords : Dentoalveolar structures, Periodontium, Splinting, Traumatic injuries

Citation Information : Eranhikkal A. Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries Using Different Types of Splints: A Case Series. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020; 13 (2):199-202.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1746

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 27-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Traumatic injuries are described as injuries resulting from external or internal forces that can affect the quality of life of the patients. Different types of facial structures are injured due to traumatic forces. Multiple injuries can occur depending upon intensity of forces. The management of traumatic dental injuries is often difficult. Various types of management techniques have been advocated for comprehensive treatment of traumatic injuries. Splinting has become one of the commonly used methods for management of traumatized teeth. It helps in repositioning and stabilization of teeth. Different types of splints have been used for management of traumatic injuries depending on the type of injury and type of fixation required. The purpose of this case series is to present management of traumatic injuries to anterior teeth in children using different types of splints. Four cases have been included in this case series. Different types of splints have their own advantages and disadvantages and should be applied judiciously depending upon the type and extent of traumatic injuries.

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