Traumatic dental injuries often occur as a result of an accident or sports injury the majority of these injuries are minor chipped teeth its less common to dislodge your tooth or have it knocked completely out but these injuries are more severe. Tooth injuries should be reviewed every 3 4 months for the first year and then annually until the primary tooth exfoliates and the permanent successor is in place traumatic injuries that occur prior to eruption of primary teeth can also interfere with their development. Traumatic injuries of teeth 1 traumaticinjuries of teeth prepared by dr rea corpuz 2 traumatic injuries ofteeth case history chief complaint history of present illness medical history 3 traumatic injuries ofteeth clinical examination external examination soft tissues facial skeleton teeth and supporting structures . Trauma to the face or teeth can be caused by auto accidents falls and injury from a variety of sports such as football hockey soccer volleyball basketball and baseball patients suffering significant head neck or facial trauma should be evaluated and treated in a hospital emergency room setting. Dentists see patients who have been involved in accidents sports in juries or other incidents resulting in trauma to the jaws and teeth this article will review the types of traumatic injuries that affect the teeth and the treatment required for each type of injury
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