Executive Editor: Edward Ellis III, Kazuo Shimozato General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: J Andreasen, CP Cornelius, N Gellrich, S Hillerup, K Kusumoto, W Schubert

Dentoalveolar Trauma

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Glossary

Tooth fracture, enamel only/dentin exposure

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Enamel only - no immediate treatment Enamel fractures. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Dentin exposure - sealing dentin Tooth fractures that involve the dentin require immediate attention to prevent pulp injury. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tooth fracture, pulp exposure

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Pulp capping / partial amputation / extirpation Tooth fractures that involve pulp exposure require immediate attention. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Tooth fracture, crown-root fracture

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Various treatment options Crown-root fractures with or without pulp exposure require thorough evaluation by a dental practitioner. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tooth fracture, root fracture

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Splint Root fractures require thorough evaluation by a dental practitioner. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tooth luxation, without displacement - Concussion

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
No active treatment Concussion. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Tooth subluxation, without displacement - Subluxation

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
No active treatment Subluxation. Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Tooth luxation, with displacement - Lateral luxation

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Repositioning and fixation Lateral luxation with labial or oral displacement. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tooth luxation with displacement - Extrusion

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Repositioning and fixation Extrusion. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tooth luxation with displacement - Intrusion

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Repositioning and fixation Intrusion. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Tooth luxation, avulsion (total luxation)

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Various treatment options Avulsion. Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Alveolar fracture, segmental

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Closed treatment Alveolar fractures that can be repositioned using tooth alignment Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only
Open reduction internal fixation Extensive alveolar fractures that cannot be reduced using closed methods or extensive soft tissue Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Special considerations

Computer assisted Surgery
Computer assisted dental implant surgery
*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

v1.0 2009-12-03