Current Views on Managing Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

Course Fee: $

Early enrollment: $

CDE Credits: 7
no dates for 2019
Saturday  9:00am - 5:00pm

Pediatric Trauma


Daniela R. Silva, DDS, MS
Associate Clinical Professor and Chair, Pediatric Dentistry, Residency Program Director, Thomas K. Barber Chair in Pediatric Denistry, UCLA School of Dentistry


Trauma to the oral region occurs frequently in children and these emergency situations present a challenge to clinicians. Facial trauma can also have significant negative functional, esthetic, and psychological effects on children. This course will be a fast paced and exciting evidence-based clinical presentation of the different techniques available to manage dental trauma in young patients.

Learning Objectives

• Patient Factors: behavior guidance, developmental issues
• Parental Factors: Psychosocial, financial
• Dentist Factors: schedule interruption, knowledge and experience
• Different types of dental injuries on primary and young permanent teeth:
   – Uncomplicated crown fracture
   – Complicated crown facture
   – Crown-Root fracture
   – Root Fracture
   – Concussion
   – Subluxation
   – Lateral Luxation
   – Intrusion
   – Extrusion
   – Avulsion



speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice