Dental root fragment extraction using a hypodermic needle

Uppal, Nakul (2008) Dental root fragment extraction using a hypodermic needle. Tropical Doctor, 16. p. 38.

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Fracture of dental roots during extraction leads some dentists to refer patients to oral surgeons for surgery, when removal of the root fragment is indicated. Lack of financial resources and unavailability of specialists in some regions of theworld forces dentists to attempt the same themselves, occasionally without success.This article highlights howa general practitioner may safely use a simple dental injection needle to remove such fractured root-stumps prior to attempting surgery or referring a case.The benefits to the patient are economic and temporal.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2013 11:27
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2013 11:27

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