A common situation – an unsuccessfully caught nut or other hard object in food leads to tooth damage right up to a chip. The same thing happens with the bones in the fish or when cracking pieces of ice. Fortunately, the situation is not critical, and almost any damage can be repaired. In this article we will analyze the types of damage and possible options for tissue repair (restoration). Continue reading
Osteoradinecrosis (ORN) of the lower jaw is a serious complication that can occur in patients after a course of radiotherapy during the complex treatment of neoplasms of the head and neck. The predisposing factors in this case are the radiation dose, tumor localization, a history of dental injury and a compromised dental status. Continue reading
As a rule, when choosing a method for treating permanent ankylosed teeth in children, it is recommended that they be removed before the final growth of the jaws. Then, subsequent teething during growth will not create a significant defect in hard and soft tissues. However, attempting to remove ankylosed teeth can be a difficult task.
In this example, a 11-year-old boy was injured in his upper jaw when he was 10 years old. Subsequently, tooth ankylosis 1.1 was formed. Continue reading