DENTAL TRAUMA : Treatment options for broken down permanent teeth in the mixed dentition

Management of cariously involved and traumatized permanent teeth in the mixed dentition depends on many factors. 

This article will seek to identify the factors involved in the treatment planning of permanent dentition that require root canal therapy due to trauma or caries. 

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Immature permanent dentition requiring endodontic intervention can be researched by following the lifetime work of Jens Ove Andreasen or by reading the landmark research of Mejare Cvek and are beyond the scope of this review. 


Of principal concern in the management is the mean time to permanent restoration. 

In general, the permanent restoration is desired after full growth of the individual. Individual growth can be measured by taking a hand wrist film or two consecutive cephalometric radiographs that confirm no further dental growth is seen. 




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°Dismay with kid decay: treatment options for broken down permanent teeth in the mixed dentition 
°By Joseph F. DiBernardo, DDS, and Doreen Toskos, DMD