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Review Article, Dent Health Curr Res Vol: 2 Issue: 1

Patterns of Dental Trauma in Children Presenting in Hospital Based Dental Clinics: A Review

Sneha Ravindranath*, Niekla Survia Andiesta, Zeinab Abbas Hasan, Jun Ai Chong and Allan Pau
School of Dentistry, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Corresponding author : Dr. Sneha Ravindranath
School of Dentistry, International Medical University, No. 126, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 19, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Received: September 16, 2015 Accepted: December 28, 2015 Published: January 02, 2016
Citation: Ravindranath S, Andiesta NS, Hasan ZA, Chong JA, Pau A (2016) Patterns of Dental Trauma in Children Presenting in Hospital Based Dental Clinics: A Review. Dent Health Curr Res 2:1. doi:10.4172/2470-0886.1000108

Abstract

Patterns of Dental Trauma in Children Presenting in Hospital Based Dental Clinics: A Review

Dental trauma is a common dental emergency worldwide and understanding the patterns of its presentation is useful to plan prevention and management. The aim of this paper is to review the literature on dental trauma in children presenting to hospital dental clinics. Three different databases were searched and a total of 139 titles were identified of which 16 met the selection criteria. Data were extracted into a table and the pattern of presentation, common causes and types of dental trauma were researched.

Keywords: Children; Dental trauma; Hospital dental clinics

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