SPLINT APPLICATIONS IN TRAUMATIC INJURIES OF THE TEETH


ÖZBAŞ H., Orturk E., KOCAELLİ H.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, vol.41, no.4, pp.45-50, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-50
  • Keywords: Splint, Trauma, Applications

Abstract

Following traumatic injuries of the teeth and the periradiecular tissues, normal function may be regained and heating may occur, if the displaced tooth is stabilized by splint application. Splinting is one of the crucial factors in the treatment of traumatized teeth and periodontal tissues. In this review, various splint types and splinting techniques are explained. Moreover, splinting periods used used in different traumatic injuries and the effect of this procedure on tissues are discussed.