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Reattachment of an Autogenous Tooth Fragment in Complicated Crown Fracture

Preeti Kore, Shikhar Kumar

Citation Information : Kore P, Kumar S. Reattachment of an Autogenous Tooth Fragment in Complicated Crown Fracture. World J Dent 2011; 2 (2):135-138.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1070

Published Online: 01-06-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

The occurrence of dental traumas in children is on the rise, according to the literature, and require correct and adequate treatment specific to each fracture in order to preserve the remaining tooth. This article reports a case of a complicated crown fracture of maxillary right central incisor. It describes the reattachment of the original tooth fragment to the fractured tooth, provides benefits of maintaining the tooth's shape, color texture and translucency of the restoration.


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