Traumatic Injuries

TRAUMATIC INJURIES

Traumatic injuries of the teeth, gums and jaws among young children are a tragic but often an ignored problem. Children with injuries to their anterior teeth, and  their concerned parents, present a challenge for the dentist that is often unparalleled.

Causes: Falls, Fights, Sports injuries, Accidents.

It is the most common EMERGENCY in the field of dentistry.
Front teeth and gums are most affected leading to discoloration, Non-vitality, pulp necrosis, severe pain, mobility and even loss of affected teeth.

 Trauma leads to
*Soft tissue injuries of tongue, lip, mucosa.
*Tooth and root fractures and also tooth loss.
*Yellowish to grayish discoloration of tooth
*Non-vitality, pulp necrosis, severe pain.
*Head injury, Face and Jaw fractures.
*Temporomandibular joint ankylosis in untreated condylar fracture cases

TREATMENT:

MANAGEMENT OF FRACTUED TEETH

 

MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE AND DISPLACED TEETH
COMPOSITE –WIRE SPLINT


ON SITE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLETELY FALLEN OFF TOOTH

PREVENTION