Dental Injury Tooth Avulsion
Dental avulsion is the partial or complete loss of an adult tooth. This usually involves a fracture of the bone surrounding the tooth root. Tooth avulsions also damage the ligaments and nerves to the teeth. This often results in damage to the nerve of a tooth. Tooth avulsions require re-alignment or replacement of the tooth to its normal position as soon as possible.
Primary teeth do not require replacement.
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