Crown Fractures in Maxillary Central Incisors; 24 Months Follow-Up and Clinical Outcome in Children

2008 • Volume 2 • Issue 1

Díaz, Jaime Andrés



The purpose of this study is to present the results of a group of 5 patients from 7-12 years old for complicated and uncomplicated crown fractures in their maxillary central incisors. A cross sectional survey of series of 5 clinical cases was desined. Re-attachment of coronal fragments and composite restoration the affected teeth were performed. The patients have been recalled for 24 months follow-up period. All teeth to show adequate clinical and radiographic evolution. In relation to the aesthetic considerations, the outcome has been satisfactory. The treatment requires adequate knowledge about diagnosis, treatment plan and biological, aesthetical, functional and economic aspects. Currently, there is great evidence that pulp, restorative and aesthetic prognosis is good, and has improved in the last years. An immediate first emergency attention, to avoid and/or minimize risk of bacterial invasion through dentinal tubules to the pulp tissue should be performed.

KEY WORDS: crown fractures children, coronal re-attachment, composite –resin build-up.


How to cite this article

DIAZ, J. A. Crown fractures in maxillary central incisors; 24 months follow-up and clinical outcome in Children. Int. J. Odontostomat., 2(1):83-94, 2008.


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