Emergency assessment and treatment planning for traumatic dental injuries

Moule, A. and Cohenca, N. (2016) Emergency assessment and treatment planning for traumatic dental injuries. Australian Dental Journal, 61 S1: 21-38. doi:10.1111/adj.12396

Author Moule, A.
Cohenca, N.
Title Emergency assessment and treatment planning for traumatic dental injuries
Journal name Australian Dental Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1834-7819
Publication date 2016-03-01
Year available 2016
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/adj.12396
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 61
Issue S1
Start page 21
End page 38
Total pages 18
Place of publication Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Collection year 2017
Language eng
Abstract Trauma involving the dentoalveolar region is a frequent occurrence which can result in the fracturing and displacement of teeth, crushing and/or fracturing of bone and soft tissue injuries including contusions, abrasions and lacerations. This review describes the assessment of patients with these injuries, not in a didactic sense by repeating excellent already published classifications and treatment options, but by addressing questions that arise during assessment. It covers trauma first aid, examination of the patient, factors that affect treatment planning decisions, and the importance of communicating treatment options and prognosis to traumatized patients.
Keyword Assessment
Dental trauma
Traumatic dental injury
Treatment planning
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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