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A Fixed Extrusion Appliance for Fractured Anterior Teeth

VOLUME 47 : NUMBER 10 : PAGES (603-606) 2013

V. ASHWIN KUMAR, DDS

A.V. ARUN, MDS

S. ARAVIND KUMAR, MDS

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Saving a tooth with a subgingival fracture can be a complex procedure involving a multidisciplinary effort and considerable stress to the patient. According to Jain and colleagues, surgical repositioning increases the possibility of external root resorption and loss of bone support. In contrast, orthodontic repositioning of an intruded permanent tooth reduces the likelihood of ankylosis. Extrusion of a traumatized tooth that has suffered an extensive loss...

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