Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2002  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 107--13

Traumatic injuries to the incisors in children of South Kanara District. A prevalence study.


K Gupta, S Tandon, D Prabhu 
 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dental Surgery, Manipal

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K Gupta
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dental Surgery, Manipal

Trauma to the teeth is a commonly encountered problem. Many studies have stated the prevalence of traumatic injuries, range from 4% to 19.5%. In the present study, the prevalence of traumatic injuries to incisors teeth was studied. The unique feature of this study was that it related the associated causes with the severity of fractures (fracture types). In the present study prevalence was found to be 13.8% and this was associated with various factors such as age group involved, sex, place of injury and the overjet of the dentition.


How to cite this article:
Gupta K, Tandon S, Prabhu D. Traumatic injuries to the incisors in children of South Kanara District. A prevalence study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2002;20:107-13


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Gupta K, Tandon S, Prabhu D. Traumatic injuries to the incisors in children of South Kanara District. A prevalence study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2002 [cited 2022 Oct 4 ];20:107-13
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