Dentoalveolar Fractures or Displaced Teeth

  • 1. Reduction: Reduce luxated tooth to appropriate position using adjacent uninjured teeth to reference appropriate anterior/posterior/superior/inferior position.
  • 2. Application of Temporary Solution:
  • 2a. Use full sample of “A” and full sample of “B” place on mixing paper with tongue blade. Mix “A” and “B” together thoroughly using tongue blade on mixing paper to create putty
  • 2b. Apply Petroleum Jelly to palm of hands until fully greased.
  • 2c. Roll putty to doughy consistency forming approximately a 30mm hot dog shaped splint.
  • 2d. Apply to dental alveolar area making sure to apply dressing to 2 teeth anterior and to 2 teeth posterior to dental alveolar fracture segment.
  • 2e. Check setting of temporary splint by applying nail pressure and checking for indentations.
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  • 2b

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  • 2d

  • 2e

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