Splinting of traumatized teeth in children

Dent Update. 2003 Mar;30(2):78-82. doi: 10.12968/denu.2003.30.2.78.


Different types of splints have been used to stabilize traumatized teeth in children. Some of these splints have compromised healing of the teeth and associated dental tissues. This article considers the ideal properties for a splint and describes a method of splinting traumatized teeth in children that meets most of the requirements of an ideal splint.

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Dental Care for Children
  • Humans
  • Periodontal Splints*
  • Tooth Injuries / therapy*