Teeth can correct preventive measures save Hofheim, February 2011. According to current assessments of the German society for oral and maxillo – facial surgery (DGMKG) current and high-risk sports have resulted in recent years especially again in children and adolescents a seasonal rise in accidental dental injuries. In addition, now more risk factors are known. The DGMKG provides information about possible risk groups and recommends early prevention. Yet a dental accident happened, the right treatment at the specialist is essential for a later satisfactory result”stresses Prof. Dr.
Dr. Elmar Esser, press officer of the DGMKG. It happens more and more frequently in the inline skating, Kickboarding (modern scooter riding”), in swimming pools, and more recently at the heeling (shoes with role in the paragraph): according to studies, dental trauma before the age of 17 suffer today over 50% of all children and young people. Children are between 3 and 4 (milk teeth) as well as the 9th and 12th year of life and particularly affected at the age of 16 years. The most common injury in the permanent dentition is the shifting of the tooth breaking the central incisors in the upper jaw, in the milk teeth.
About two-thirds of all dental accidents happen at home or in public sports and venues. Not all children who meet it can and dental accidents suffer equally often young people”, Prof. Dr. Andreas Filippi downtown dental accident the University says Basel and clinic for dental surgery, radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, which has published a scientific paper about this and deals in detail with the topic. There are today many scientifically identified risk factors that increase the likelihood of tooth trauma”, so Filippi. The so-called great over Jet (too short lower jaw) belong to the classical risk factors, too far above maxillary anterior teeth, an insufficient lip end, practicing out of high-risk sports as well as men par excellence. As new and not so well known risk factors, Filippi calls childhood obesity, hyperactivity in children, and the socio economic environment. In addition, there seems to be some genetic risk. Risk leave after responsible and phrophylaxeorientierte dentists and oral and Maxillofacial surgeons identify such risk factors in their patients and make appropriate recommendations for prophylaxis of dental accidents. This may be an early orthodontic treatment with misaligned teeth. Who carries out risk sports like ice hockey, handball, basketball, or even various martial arts, you should wear a Mouthguard. But dental accident what now? Principle 5 tissues can be injured in a dental accident independently of each other: the hard tooth substances, the root of the tooth, gums, the bone surrounding the tooth and the surrounding soft tissue. Ideally, these areas for each injured tooth should individually diagnosed and if required also separately handled. Only then is a complete therapy guaranteed”, emphasises Prof. Esser. At the accident site teeth or their fragments should be immediately searched and properly stored: when tooth fragment of a damp storage ranges, lost teeth are safest for a later Replantation in a dental emergency box. Severe dental accidents should be treated the best interdisciplinary with injuries of different tissue”, advises eaters. This with the Supreme target children or young people also seriously injured teeth, which were formerly considered not preserving life can keep what is nowadays predictable possible in most cases. Sabine Sabri