Protocol for treating the avulsed tooth

M Trope
Journal of the California Dental Association 1996, 24 (3): 43-9
Avulsion of a tooth requires decisive action by the dental practitioner. Replantation of the tooth at the earliest possible time, along with the avoidance of further periodontal damage, is paramount to achieving a successful result. The accident site, time the tooth is out of the socket, storage media and endodontic protocol influence the prognosis. Appropriate endodontic management and tooth restoration will ensure long-term success.

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