Avulsion - Diagnostic signs

Description Complete displacement of the tooth out of its socket.
Visual signs The tooth is removed from its socket.
Percussion test Not indicated.
Mobility test Not indicated.
Sensibility test Not indicated.
Radiographic findings If the visual appearance of the injury raises suspicion of a possible intrusion, root fracture, alveolar fracture or jaw fracture an occlusal radiograph should be taken to confirm the diagnosis.
Radiographs recommended As a routine: Occlusal, periapical exposure and lateral view from the mesial or distal aspect of the tooth in question.

Dental Trauma Guide 2010 - produced in cooperation with the Resource Centre for Rare Oral Diseases and Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery
at the University Hospital of Copenhagen - Last edited the 07-01-2014.