Trauma Guidelines

Guidelines for the management of traumatised incisors” – Please click the link below for our printable guide for the most recent recommendations on what to do when a patient presents with trauma to a front tooth.

Download document link – Kent_Dental_Trauma_Guidelines_TPH_May_2016.pdf

Colleagues may also wish to look at the very detailed recommendations from the Rigshospitalet

Dental Hospital in Denmark http://www.dentaltraumaguide.org .

Their interactive website offers advice on the following topics following trauma injuries to teeth and jaws:

  • Concussion,
  • Subluxation,
  • Extrusion,
  • Lateral luxation,
  • Intrusion,
  • Avulsion,
  • Infraction,
  • Enamel fracture,
  • Enamel-dentin fracture,
  • Enamel-dentin-pulp fracture,
  • Crown-root fracture without pulp involvement
  • Crown-root fracture with pulp involvement
  • Root fracture
  • Alveolar fracture
  • Jaw fracture