29 The fractured immature permanent incisor crown
Shay is 8 years old. While saving a penalty for his school team he collided with the goalpost and sustained enamel-dentine-pulp and enamel-dentine fractures to his upper central incisors. How would you manage the injuries? Outline a follow-up treatment plan.
By soft tissue radiography using two views at right angles to each other. A simple anteroposterior view using a periapical film placed behind the lip and in front of the teeth, followed by a lateral soft tissue view using a lateral occlusal film (Fig. 29.2). Clinically, a fragment of tooth is often best located by ‘feel’ with a probe.