MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA: Management of Alveolar and Dental Fractures

Leathers, Richard D.; Gowans, Reginald E.
June 2004
Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p383
Book Chapter
Chapter 21 of the book "Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" is presented. It offers an overview of the cause of dentoalveolar injuries in children and adolescents. It discusses the classification of dentoalveolar injuries according to their dental tissues, pulp and supporting bone. The treatment for lacerations includes cleansing and reapproximation.


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