Traumatic injuries to the incisors in children of South Kanara District. A prevalence study.

K. Gupta, S. Tandon, D. Prabhu

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Trauma to the teeth is a commonly encountered problem. Many studies have stated the prevalence of traumatic injuries, range from 4% to 19.5%. In the present study, the prevalence of traumatic injuries to incisors teeth was studied. The unique feature of this study was that it related the associated causes with the severity of fractures (fracture types). In the present study prevalence was found to be 13.8% and this was associated with various factors such as age group involved, sex, place of injury and the overjet of the dentition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-113
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2002


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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