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VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2011 ) > List of Articles

Original Article

Pediatric Dental Trauma: Wide Horizon of Ignored Etiological Factors

Rajesh T Anegundi, M Shubha

Keywords : Dental trauma, Etiologies, Prevention

Citation Information : Anegundi RT, Shubha M. Pediatric Dental Trauma: Wide Horizon of Ignored Etiological Factors. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (2):101-104.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1090

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Trauma of the oral and peroral structures are one of the most common and frequent complaints after dental caries with which a child is being referred to a dental clinic. As an emergency, we tend to treat the injuries without understanding or neglecting the cause of trauma. The different possible etiological factors are unnoticed, not revealed or not noted while taking the history of the patient. Sometimes negligence of the etiology by the dentist himself or the accompanying person could influence the prognosis and prevention. Thus, this paper is an effort towards exploring the common yet unnoticed etiological factors of pediatric dental trauma which we tend to knowingly ignore.

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