Prevalence and severity of traumatic injury of permanent anterior teeth among 7–15 years old children in Mosul City
Al-Rafidain Dental Journal,
2005, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 140-144
AbstractThe aims of this study were to determine the prevalence
and severity of traumatic dental injuries of permanent anterior
teeth among children in Mosul City, and to find if there is any
variation between age and sex groups.
A sample of 209 children aged 7–15 years old (112 males
and 97 females) was examined using Garcia–Godoy classification
in the diagnosis of traumatic dental injuries.
The results showed that the upper central incisors were
the most commonly injured teeth (60%) followed by the lateral
incisors (35%). No case of injured canine was recorded.
The lower lateral incisors reported the very little average
The results also showed that the most common type of
dental injuries was the simple enamel fracture (43.7%).
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