16: Dental Emergencies

CHAPTER 16 Dental Emergencies

Trauma

Management of Maxillo-Facial Injuries

Jaw fractures

Jaw fractures can be severely disfiguring and can cause the patient a lot of anxiety. However, management of injuries such as these is only undertaken after the patient’s general condition has been assessed and stabilised by a clinician.

Jaw fractures include:

Jaw fractures are usually managed by open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF).

Jan 8, 2015 | Posted by in Dental Nursing and Assisting | Comments Off on 16: Dental Emergencies
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