Spontaneous eruption of an occult incisor fragment from the lip after eight months: report of a case.

@article{Rao2006SpontaneousEO,
  title={Spontaneous eruption of an occult incisor fragment from the lip after eight months: report of a case.},
  author={Dinesh Dathu Rao and Sapna Hegde},
  journal={The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={195-7}
}
Large majorities of dental traumas are associated with soft-tissue injury and tooth fragments. They are often found embedded in the oral soft tissues, most commonly the lip. Early detection and complete removal of such fragments is critical in order to prevent infection and scarring. Adequate communication between medical and dental professionals involved is of considerable value in the management of such cases. This report presents a case of spontaneous extrusion of an occult incisor fragment… CONTINUE READING

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