Case report| Volume 65, ISSUE 5, e128-e129, May 2012

Removal of a titanium ring using a dental saw

Published:January 27, 2012DOI:


      Titanium is becoming increasingly popular in the manufacture of jewellery. Titanium rings are notoriously difficult to remove in an emergency situation and there is speculation amongst the general public that amputation is sometimes necessary due to the indestructibility of this material. We present the case of removal of a titanium ring using a dental saw allowing the patient’s finger to be preserved.


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