Avulsed Tooth Workup

Updated: Nov 23, 2021
  • Author: Lynnus F Peng, MD; Chief Editor: Anil P Punjabi, MD, DDS  more...
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Workup

Imaging Studies

Four films (maxillary anterior, 3 periapical from various angles) are recommended to evaluate dental injury, displacement, or possible complete intrusion. Because these specialized films are often not available in the emergency department, a limited facial series and a Panorex may be used to evaluate foreign bodies, displacement, and maxillary and mandibular fractures.

A Panorex may be used to assess mandibular fracture.