Dental Trauma: A Clinical Update On Dental Trauma And Treatment Options
You will receive 1 credit(s) of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course. The purchase price of this course is $49.00


Dental trauma often leads to long term side effects on the pulp chamber and the periapical tissues. This course will go over the immediate management of traumatized teeth and the management of long term side effects caused by trauma. We will explore post-trauma treatment options that are sometimes needed several months or years after the initial dental trauma. The lecture will go over how to manage external root resorptions, internal root resorptions, cervical roort resorptions and calcifications. Futhermore we will present treament options of the necrotic immature pulp that sometime results after a trauma; these treatment options are calcium hydroxide apexification, MTA apexification and the most recent pulp regeneration procedure.


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe how to manage crown fractures, root fractures, concussions, subluxations injuries, luxation injuries and avulsions
  2. Know the potential long term effects of trauma on teeth
  3. Know how to manage external root resorptions
  4. Know how to manage internal root resorptions
  5. Know how to manage cervical root resorptions
  6. List the potential future uses of corticosteroids in the management of traumatic injuries
  7. Know how to manage pulp chamber calcifications
  8. Know the treatment options for the necrotic immature root
  9. Know the differences between calcium hydroxide apexifications and MTA apexifications
  10. List the potential uses of pulp regeneration in the management of traumatic injuries
  11. Describe the pulp regeneration procedure


From simple crown fractures to complicated avulsions, this course reviews the management and treatment of all dental traumatic injuries. We will go over short term post-trauma treatment with long term follow-up and long term treatment options. Furthermore, this lecture will present current research, the potential use of corticosteroids and pulp regeneration in the management of traumatic injuries.

  1. Fractures
    1. Crown fractures
    2. Root fractures
  2. Concussions and subluxations
  3. Luxations
    1. Extrusions & lateral luxations
    2. Intrusions
  4. Avulsions
  5. Potential effects of trauma on teeth & treatment options
    1. External root resorption
    2. Internal root resorption
    3. Cervical root resorption
    4. Calcification
  6. Treatment of the necrotic immature root
    1. Calcium hydroxide apexification
    2. MTA apexification
    3. Pulp Regeneration

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