tooth avulsion

tooth a·vul·sion

the traumatic separation of a tooth from its alveolus.
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tooth a·vul·sion

(tūth ă-vŭlshŭn)
Traumatic separation of tooth from its alveolus.
Synonym(s): tooth evulsion.
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Keywords: Tooth avulsion, Dental trauma, Emergency management, replantation, parents, attitude, knowledge.
The types of TDIs observed ranged from enamel fracture to tooth avulsion as shown in Table-III.
Statistically significant association of knowledge regarding tooth avulsion was observed with the specialty (p= 0.006) and qualification (p=0.001).
Key words: Tooth injuries; Tooth avulsion; Schools; Child; Adolescent; Young adult; Health knowledge, attitudes, practice; Teaching; Emergency treatment--psychology; Croatia
Tooth avulsion and coronal fractures with or without pulp exposure often characterize the trauma of maxillary incisors.
INTRODUCTION: Due to trauma tooth is forced out of socket this condition is known as Tooth avulsion Incidence of tooth avulsion has been reported from 0.5 to 16% of traumatic dental injuries.
Tooth avulsion is one of the most severe dental traumas, which most often occur in children.
The covering physician should be aware that mandibular fractures may result in airway obstruction from bleeding, tooth avulsion, or posterior displacement of the tongue.
In cases where growth factors are absent, post-natal supplements have been proposed, while in cases of tooth avulsion or the lack of development, the growth of complete bioengineered teeth is being attempted.
Dental trauma is the most frequent oral trauma of which tooth avulsion is the most serious injury [1].