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Dental Fractures

Course Author(s): American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Chicago, IL

Dental Fractures

Fractured permanent teeth should be evaluated as soon as possible for pulpalexposure. After controlling hemorrhage, exposed healthy pulp tissue is coveredwith a material such as calcium hydroxide or mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) priorto placing a restoration that seals the tooth from microleakage. Periodicevaluation of pulpal condition is required.

Fractured Permanent Tooth