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What percentage of preschool aged children injuries are oro facial? Ref

18%
Flores et al 2007

1

Trauma to primary dentition of boys and girl aged 5 is what?

Boys: 31-40%
Girls: 16-30%

2

Trauma to permanet dentition of boys and girl aged 12 is what?

Boys: 12-33%
Girls 4-19%

3

According to CDH survey 2003 what was the percentage of 8 and 14 years suffering trauma to permanent incisors and which type of injury was most common?

8 : 5%
15: 13%

Enamel fracture

4

Which teeth are the most commonly affected teeth in trauma?

Upper anterior

5

What is the most common type of injury in the primary dentition?

Luxation

6

What is the most common type of injury in permanet?

Crown fracture

7

What is the peak incidence for trauma? And who does it occur more commonly in males or females?

2-4 and 7-10
Boys 2:1

8

What is the cause of trauma in babies?

RARE! Suspect NAI

9

What is the common type of cause of trauma in infancy?

Falls since developing motor skills

10

What is the common type of cause of trauma in childhood?

Falls and playing

11

What is the common type of cause of trauma in adolescents?

Car accident
Sorting injury
Fight

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What are the predisposing factor to trauma?

Medical and physical impairment eg cerebral palsy
Accident prone kids
Malocclusion class 2/1since teeth are further forward and there is a lack of soft tissue coverage and there is a greeter risk depending on size of overjet