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Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2023, 5(11); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2023.051118.

The types and application progress of fixation for tooth dislocation injury


Lina Ma1, Xiaojing Zhang2, Tao Guo2

Corresponding Author:
Tao Guo

1Department of Stomatology, Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 830054, China

2Department of Stomatology, Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 830054, China


Tooth dislocation injury is a more common type of dental trauma, which is commonly caused by sports accidents, traffic accidents, falls, family accidents and increasingly common attacks. The purpose of treatment is to restore function by splinting in time. Splint will fix the injured tooth and the healthy teeth on both sides into a whole, so that the force is dispersed on a group of teeth, so that it forms a multi-rooted tooth. After dislocation injury, the displaced tooth must be restored to the normal position as soon as possible and fixed in time. Elastic and semi-elastic splints are mostly used in clinical fixation. The update and development of materials make the selection of fixation diversified. This paper will review the types and research progress of splint materials that meet the indications of tooth dislocation injury, in order to provide reference and guidance for clinical work.


Tooth dislocation injury; Elastic splint; Half-elastic splint; fixation

Cite This Paper

Lina Ma, Xiaojing Zhang, Tao Guo. The types and application progress of fixation for tooth dislocation injury. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 11: 124-129. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2023.051118.


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