Splinting with Composite and Wire: Cheap, Flexible Option for Stabilizing Traumatized Teeth

Authors

  • Harish Kumar Shah Dental Department - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Narayani Hospital, Birgunj, Nepal
  • Shivalal Sharma Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, College of Dental Surgery, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
  • Sajeev Shrestha Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, College of Dental Surgery, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
  • Khushboo Goel Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, College of Dental Surgery, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
  • Nirupa Thamsuhang Subba Dental Department - Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Western Regional Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jnspoi.v4i1.30904

Keywords:

composite and wire, dental injuries, splinting

Abstract

Trauma to teeth is one of the most serious dental injuries, and it requires correct and timely management for the favorable prognosis. Splinting of teeth is considered best practice to maintain the repositioned tooth in the correct position, provide patient comfort and improve function. Amongst several methods, splinting with composite and wire is an economical, maintainable and flexible option for stabilizing traumatized mobile teeth. This case report shows splinting of teeth with composite and wire of traumatized teeth in a 24-year-old-male with two years follow up.

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Published

2020-08-28

How to Cite

Shah, H. K., Sharma, S., Shrestha, S., Goel, K., & Subba, N. T. (2020). Splinting with Composite and Wire: Cheap, Flexible Option for Stabilizing Traumatized Teeth. Journal of Nepalese Society of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, 4(1), 43–46. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnspoi.v4i1.30904

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Case Reports