Emergency Maxillary Anterior Trauma

Terry Pannkuk, DDS, MScD Complications: Advanced Management, Fractured Roots, Trauma Management

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Case: Patient presented with fractured teeth and lacerations after a traumatic injury

Patient: 19-year-old male in excellent health
Chief Complaint: "Broken Front Teeth" (from recent accident)
Dental History: The incident occurred when the teenager fell off a truck jumping sand dunes at the beach 3 days prior to the emergency examination. The patient had been to the emergency room and had a CT scan to check for jaw/skull fracture and none were found. He was also never unconscious and a concussion was not suspected. His general dentist pulp capped the exposures with a boned resin.

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