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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2022 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Successful Management of Fractured Teeth through Reattachment: Case Series with Follow-up

Sukruti S Babu, Subha Anirudhan, Minu Koshy

Keywords : Case report, Fiber post, Fracture fragment reattachment, Fragment reattachment

Citation Information : Babu SS, Anirudhan S, Koshy M. Successful Management of Fractured Teeth through Reattachment: Case Series with Follow-up. J Oper Dent Endod 2022; 7 (2):33-37.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10047-0127

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-02-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Aim: The purpose of this case series was to show how to manage dental injuries by reattaching the patient's own tooth fragment. Background: Dental trauma frequently results in coronal fractures of the anterior teeth. Root canal therapy followed by reattaching the fractured segment with fiber post reinforcement is a viable alternative in cases of complicated fractures where the fractured segment is present and there is close approximation of the segment to the intact tooth. In comparison to other treatments, reattaching broken tooth fragments using a variety of procedures has several benefits, notably in terms of restoring the esthetics, functionality, form, texture, and translucency of the surface. Case description: The present case series describes three clinical cases of reattachment using three different treatment strategies depending on the severity of fracture and the success of these treatment procedures was evaluated for a period of 6 months. All the three strategies have shown a successful clinical outcome. Clinical significance: Besides being a conservative procedure, reattachment provides an immediate positive psychological response from the patient.


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