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Replantation of avulsed teeth using the 180-degree rotation method and a vacuum-formed splint in mixed dentition: a case report

Keisuke Kondo, Issei Masuda, Shunichi Fukai, Takahiro Kaneko, Norio Horie, Tetsuo Shimoyama
2014 Journal of Oral Science  
It is often very difficult to replant avulsed teeth in the deciduous and mixed dentition when the cortical bone is fractured and there are no adjacent teeth for anchorage. In this article, we describe the management of avulsed maxillary incisors in a 7-yearold boy. The avulsed teeth could be successfully repositioned by intra-alveolar transplantation using the 180° rotation (buccolingual reverse) method, which was originally applied to preserve teeth with relatively deep subgingival crown-root
more » ... ingival crown-root fracture, and a vacuum-formed splint was used for fixation. The avulsed teeth were followed up for 42 months. The post-operative course was uneventful with an aesthetic and functionally stable outcome. (J Oral Sci 56, 231-234, 2014) Keywords: teeth avulsion; 180° rotation (buccolingual reverse) method; vacuum-formed splint.
doi:10.2334/josnusd.56.231 pmid:25231151 fatcat:utaygn3rkrga5gal4wc5quqbaa