Managing Pediatric Dental Trauma
Understanding the risk and presentations of dental trauma — and performing appropriate first aid — can lead to positive oral health outcomes in this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the prevalence of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs).
- Identify the epidemiology and etiology of TDIs.
- Discuss the first aid needed when treating pediatric dental trauma.
- List strategies for preventing and caring for these injuries.
This course was issued in January 2020 and expires January 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.