Tooth Luxation

5 Definitive Types of Dislocation

Tooth luxation is one of the most common dental emergencies.

Tooth luxation is damage to the tissues that support the tooth, generally associated with trauma, falls, and blows, among others.


Signs and Symptoms

The affectations of the tooth and the tissues that support it depend upon the level of severity of the trauma suffered.

When trauma occurs at the level of the primary teeth in children, one of the most frequent consequences is permanent tooth damage.

Classification Types of Tooth Luxation

Concussion The structures that support the tooth are affected. A W-ray will show normality, but the tooth may present pain upon chewing or receiving pressure.

In cases of internal damage, a root canal treatment may be necessary to remove injured tissue and preserve the tooth.


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