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
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.