Home|Journals|Articles by Year|Audio Abstracts RSS - TOC

SRP. 2020; 11(12): 2107-2109

Dental trauma of permanent incisor teeth in children/ Kirkuk city

Maha Isam Abdulazeez, Anas Qahtan Hamdi, Haitham Younis Mohammed, Mohammed Ahmed Mustafa.


The aim of present study to demonstrate traumatic dental injuries in the permanent incisor teeth among 8-12 years old children treated in Al-Salam Health Center - Specialist Dental Center/ Kirkuk city. 387 children were reviewed and only patients with traumatic dental injuries were taken. Type of tooth injury was classified according to modified Ellis and Davey crown fracture. Data on age, gender, number of injured teeth and type of injury were also collected from the dental records for the period 20018-2019. Records of 387 examined children showed that the traumatic dental injury was 8% (31). Of those 84 patients, 67.7% (21) were boys and 32.3% (10). Single tooth injury was found in 77.4% of the cases, while 22.6% had two teeth injury. The most frequent injuries were class II crown fracture (48.5%; N=15), followed by class III (35.5% N=10), class IV (9.6% N=3) and class I (6.4% N=2) respectively. It's concluded from present study that the prevalence of dental trauma is relatively low in Kirkuk city.

Key words: permanent incisor teeth; dental trauma; crown fracture.

Full-text options

Share this Article

Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com

ejPort - eJManager.com
Review(er)s Central
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.