Traumatic Tooth Injuries
Accidents are a fact of life and unfortunately they can cause serious traumatic dental injuries. Indeed, everything from sports related accidents to automobile accidents and even simple falls in the home do result in serious dental injury. Of all the dental injuries reported today, chipped teeth are clearly the most common types of injuries. In addition, knocked out or dislodged teeth occur less frequently but are considered more severe by their very nature. Endodontic treatment varies based upon the type of injury that has been experienced. Everything from the type of injury to the location of the injury and the severity determines what endodontic care option is best for the patient.