Subluxation

Subluxation

OBJECTIVES

1 Differentiate type of luxation injury.

2 Identify injured tissues involved.

3 Define objectives of initial treatment.

4 Estimate frequency and type of complications.

DESCRIPTION AND CLINICAL APPEARANCE

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This luxation entity is an injury to the tooth-supporting structures resulting in increased mobility, but without displacement of the tooth. Bleeding from the gingival sulcus confirms the diagnosis.

A subluxated tooth (right central incisor) is mobile and there might be hemorrhage from the gingival sulcus.

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Jan 3, 2015 | Posted by in Endodontics | Comments Off on Subluxation
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