Eruption begins between 6–10 mo of age and concludes by 30 mo
Eruption is bilaterally symmetric
20 total teeth
Begin to erupt at age 6
32 total (4 central a...
Tooth mobility, avulsion or laxity
Bite malocclusion or trismus
Exacerbating factors (may indicate pulp exposure or PDL damage):
Chewing or drinking
Extremes of temperat...
Only replace avulsed secondary teeth
Rinse tooth with cold running water
Immediate attempt to reimplant permanent tooth into socket by 1st capable person:
Time is toot...
Admission for other associated injuries
Suspected child or elder abuse and those with no available safe environment
Avulsed teeth should never be transported in a dry medium or in tap water
Occlusion is the best guide to proper tooth position after reimplantation
Warn patients with dental trauma o...
Andreasen JO, Lauridsen E, Gerds TA, et al. Dental Trauma Guide: A source of evidence-based treatment guidelines for dental trauma. Dent Traumatol. 2012;28:345–350.
525.8 Other specified disorders of the teeth and supporting structures
525.11 Loss of teeth due to trauma
873.63 Open wound of tooth (broken) (fractured) (due to trauma), without mention of co...
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