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Reattachment of a Vertical Subgingival Crown Root Fracture -A Case Report

Anna R, Velmurugan N

Keywords : dental trauma, fragment reattachment, subgingival,crown-root fracture

Citation Information : R A, N V. Reattachment of a Vertical Subgingival Crown Root Fracture -A Case Report. 2012; 2 (1):50-54.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-2-1-50

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-06-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Functional, csthetic and biologic restoration of a fractured tooth is often a clinical challenge. In particular, the treatment and prognosis of teeth with crown-root fracture are dictated solely by the extent of the fracture line. Among many conventional therapies, re attachment of the fractured segment by adhesives is now considered as a viable treatment option to quickly obtain both morphology and esthetics. The treatment strategy for complicated subgingival crown-root fracture includes periodontal surgical exposure, endodontic management and finally the fragment reattachment. This paper reports the management of a complicated crown-root fracture in a young adult, by reattaching the fractured fragments using adhesive technology.

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