International Journal of Medical and Health Research


ISSN: 2454-9142

Vol. 5, Issue 9 (2019)

Evaluation of the traumatic dental injuries in mixed dentition

Author(s): Can Özükoç, Aykut Kanat
Abstract:
The aim of this study is to determine the types and causes of traumatic dental injuries in children with mixed dentition stage who have high socioeconomic status and admitted to private dental clinics. The records of 89 patients aged 6-12 years, who were admitted to a private dental clinic in Istanbul. Analyzed and data were obtained as a result of retrospective evaluation. Dental trauma is seen more frequently in boys (62.92%), meanwhile an increase in the number of trauma was observed around the age of 9 years, there was a statistically significant relationship. (p<0.05) The most common cause of trauma was falling during sports activities.The most common dental trauma is enamel fracture. (64.65%) As in the previous studies, similar symptoms were obtained in children, but it was demonstrated that precaution should be taken and traumatic dental injuries should be evaluated carefully before trigger of trauma.
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