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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 90-93

Management of tongue and lip laceration due to dystonia in a 1-year-old infant


Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Cloudnine Kids Children's Hospital, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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J P Beena
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.199223

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This case report describes the management of tongue and lip lacerations due to dystonia in a 1-year-old infant. A splint was given to raise the bite and prevent repeated trauma and aid in healing of the oral tissue. This paper highlights the importance of pediatric dentist's role in improving quality of patient care in an intensive care unit.






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