Impacted tooth in mandibular fracture line: Treatment with closed reduction


Baykul T., Erdem E., Dolanmaz D., Alkan A.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.62, no.3, pp.289-291, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.joms.2003.06.007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.289-291

Abstract

Purpose: Most mandibular fractures occur because of blunt trauma. In some cases, the mandible can be weakened by the presence of an unerupted or impacted tooth. The fate of this tooth in the fracture line and its effects on bone healing remain an important outcome event.