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Pediatric dentistry , trauma , special care in dentistry

Carl Gösta Rasmusson, Göran Koch
AIM: The aim of this prospective study was to compare diagnosis, severity of trauma and treatment of traumatic injuries to the primary dentition in two groups of children, the first recommended for treatment by general practitioners and the second referred for treatment by a specialist paediatric dentist. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 323 children with traumatic injuries, 184 boys and 139 girls aged 7-83 months, participated in the study. All the children had first presented at a Public Dental Service clinic where they were examined by general dentists who decided, based on the severity of the trauma, to assign each child to one of the following two groups: Group A--recommended for treatment at the general practise (166 children with 257 traumatized incisor teeth)...
April 2010: Dental Traumatology: Official Publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology
J B Epstein, A Tejani, P Glassman
Objectives of hospital-based post-doctoral general dentistry programs in Canada were assessed by questionnaire. Seventy percent (14 of 20) of the program directors responded. Educational goals and objectives were assessed in professional skills and practice management, public health and preventive dentistry, oral medicine and pathology, special needs patient care, trauma and emergency care, restorative/prosthodontic care, endodontics, orthodontics/pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, periodontics, pharmacology, and functioning in a hospital...
September 2000: Special Care in Dentistry
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