Permanent Tooth Avulsion Overview
Another name for Permanent Tooth Avulsion is Secondary Tooth Avulsion.
What is a secondary tooth avulsion?
A person with a secondary tooth avulsion has an injury that resulted in the loss of a permanent tooth. The tooth may be knocked out of the socket completely, or the tooth may be knocked out of normal position in the socket. A secondary tooth avulsion requires re-alignment or replacement of the tooth to its normal position as soon as possible. Common causes of secondary tooth avulsions include sports injuries and altercations.
What are the symptoms of a secondary tooth avulsion?
Symptoms that occur with a secondary tooth avulsion may include dental pain, a broken tooth, bleeding gums, or fracture of the bone that holds the tooth.
How does the doctor treat a secondary tooth avulsion?
Treatment for a secondary tooth avulsion requires immediate realignment or re-implantation of the tooth. Additional treatment for a secondary tooth avulsion may include wound care, tooth repair, antibiotics, gum laceration repair, or jaw fracture repair.
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