1412 - Sports-Related Dental Injuries and Sports Dentistry

Author/Editor: Updated 2017 by Rick Knowlton, DMD, MAGD; Original Authors: Connie Kracher, PhD, MSD; and Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSED

Participants learn about soft tissue injuries, jaw fractures, TMJ injuries and other problems related to sports injuries. Emergency treatment is discussed. Statistics relating to sports/dental injuries are presented as well as differentiating mouth guard types available and patterns of wearing by males and females, cultural differences and the effect of peer pressure.

CE Credits: 2
Original Release Date: 2014; Review Date: Currently Under Review


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