Surgical Extrusion of a Complete Crown Fractured Tooth: A Case Report

  • Senem Yiğit Özer Dicle University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Endodontics, Diyarbakır, TURKEY
  • İbrahim Uysal Dicle University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Endodontics, Diyarbakır, TURKEY
  • Emrullah Bahşi Dicle University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Operative Dentistry, Diyarbakır, TURKEY
Keywords: Dental trauma, complete crown fracture, root extrusion, splinting

Abstract

Complete crown fracture is a dental injury affecting enamel, dentin, and pulp and unfortunately crown is lost usually due to loss of tooth structure. Root-crown lengthening can be performed if an acceptable root-crown ratio is preserved for the retention of root. This paper presents a case report of a mandibular canine incisor tooth having complete crown fracture. Root-crown lengthening is performed by surgical extrusion of the root coronally, splintted using a semi-rigid splint and prognosis was successful after one year later. Treatment of complete crown fracture by surgical extrusion and splintting may be a good alternative for general practitioners since it is an easy and short time requiring technique necessiating less equipments. 

How to cite this article: Yiğit Özer S, Uysal İ, Bahşi E. Surgical Extrusion of a Complete Crown Fractured Tooth: A Case Report. Int Dent Res 2011;2:70-74.

Linguistic Revision: The English in this manuscript has been checked by at least two professional editors, both native speakers of English.

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Published
2011-08-15
How to Cite
Yiğit Özer, S., Uysal, İbrahim, & Bahşi, E. (2011). Surgical Extrusion of a Complete Crown Fractured Tooth: A Case Report. International Dental Research, 1(2), 70-74. https://doi.org/10.5577/intdentres.2011.vol1.no2.6

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