Treatment imprudence leading to missed tooth fragment.

  title={Treatment imprudence leading to missed tooth fragment.},
  author={Pranamee Barua and Seema Chaudhary and Harsimran Kaur and Rachappa Mallikarjuna},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
Traumatic dental injuries (TDI) represent one of the most common oral health problems in children and adolescents. Dental trauma requires a special consideration when it accompanies soft tissue lacerations. Tooth fragments occasionally penetrate into soft tissues and may cause severe complications. This article describes the case of a 12-year-old girl with a fractured tooth fragment embedded in the lower lip for 4 months, which went unnoticed at her primary health centre. This report highlights… CONTINUE READING
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