Trauma Kits for the Dental Office

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Trauma Kits for the Dental Office

The old Boy Scout’s motto, “Be Prepared,” can be beneficially applied to the management of dental trauma. A large number of dental injuries occur every year, primarily in the 7-…

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Management of Facial Bite Wounds

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Management of Facial Bite Wounds

Bite wounds are especially prone to infectious complications, both local and systemic. In bite wounds to the face, such complications can create more difficulties than the initial tissue damage itself…

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Minor Traumatic Injuries to the Permanent Dentition

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Minor Traumatic Injuries to the Permanent Dentition

Treatment of traumatized teeth generally occurs in two phases: short-term emergency treatment and stabilization followed by endodontic management and review. These authors recently reviewed the endodontic considerations in the treatment…

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Managing Injuries to the Primary Dentition

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Managing Injuries to the Primary Dentition

This article overviews the diagnosis and management of traumatic injuries to primary teeth. The child’s age, ability to cooperate for treatment, and the potential for collateral damage to developing permanent…

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