Tooth Survival in the Permanent Dentition

Tooth Survival in the Permanent Dentition

OBJECTIVE

1 Identify low-, medium-and high-risk traumatic events with respect to tooth survival.

DESCRIPTION

The following graphs represent one study on the long-term prognosis of various trauma entities.214–224 Based on the findings, prognosis for each trauma entity is identified as good, fair or poor.

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CROWN FRACTURES

Irrespective of presence or absence of pulp exposure, crown fractures have a good long-term prognosis.214–218

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CONCUSSION AND SUBLUXATION

Both trauma entities have good long-term tooth survival.214–218

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Jan 3, 2015 | Posted by in Endodontics | Comments Off on Tooth Survival in the Permanent Dentition
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