Management of Avulsion of Tooth– A Review

Authors

  • Vijay Ebeneze
  • Bala Krishnan
  • A. Aarthee

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15384

Keywords:

Avulsion, Replantation, Dentoalveolar injuries, Storage medium

Abstract

“Avulsion” the word derived from Latin “avellere” which means “to tear off”. Tooth avulsion is an emergency
situation which requires immediate observation and management. To preserve the tooth, the dental physician
should have knowledge in various procedures to follow before and after replantation. The aim of this review
article is to highlight the different treatment modalities which can provide good prognosis of the avulsed
tooth.

Author Biographies

Vijay Ebeneze

Professor and Head of the Department, Department of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery,
Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Bala Krishnan

PG Student, Department of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery,
Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

A. Aarthee

PG Student, Department of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery,
Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Vijay Ebeneze, Bala Krishnan, & A. Aarthee. (2021). Management of Avulsion of Tooth– A Review. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 659-662. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15384