Traumatogenic Occlusion in a Pediatric Dental Patient: A Case Report
Shreya Kartha, Krishna P Vellore, Ramakrishna Vallu, Soumya Pusuluri
Anterior occlusal problems, Deep bite, Dental trauma, Splinting
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Kartha S, Vellore KP, Vallu R, Pusuluri S. Traumatogenic Occlusion in a Pediatric Dental Patient: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2022; 15 (2):222-226.
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Aim and objective: This case report aims to describe the management of mandibular anterior teeth subjected to occlusal trauma.
Background: Occlusal trauma occurs as a result of reduced ability of the tissues to resist the occlusal forces most likely as a result of masticatory system dysfunction abnormal contact of the teeth, and prosthetic or orthodontic treatments that create occlusal interferences.
Case description: This paper describes a case of traumatogenic occlusion seen in the dentition of a 13-year-old female patient and its management by stabilization, endodontic, and orthodontic therapy.
Conclusion: The removal of the anomalous occlusal forces and stabilization of the affected teeth is the most relevant therapy for teeth affected by trauma from occlusion (TFO).
Clinical significance: Periodic monitoring of developing occlusion contributes to preventive care and encourages the maintenance of a healthy periodontium.
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