Splinting the Right Way

Purayil, Tina Puthen and Chakravarthy, A (2013) Splinting the Right Way. Journal of Pearldent, 4 (1). pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

Different types of splints have been used to stabilize traumatized teeth. A splint is required for stabilisation to permit adequate healing. Some of these splints compromise the healing of teeth and surrounding dental tissues. However, appropriate immediate emergency management is vital to optimize the healing of supporting tissues and teeth to improve the prognosis. This article discusses the requirements of a splint and the immobilization period for the traumatized teeth.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Splinting; Stabilization; Trauma; Immobilization
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Conservative Dentistry and Endontics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2015 12:34
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2015 12:34
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144261

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