Dr's. Beth Burns, James Darcey and Serpil Djemal provide The Three Amigos presentation at the 3rd DentinalTubules Annual Global Congress October 2019: Management of dental trauma - the good, the bad, the ugly.

The good - Improving dental trauma outcomes - Dr. Beth Burns

Aims and objectives:

  • What is a positive outcome in managing dental trauma for the patient, for the dentist and for the teeth?
  • What are the factors that affect the outcome?
  • What questions, and information, to obtain when a dental trauma patient calls the practice, and a useful guide of questions for the dental triage/reception team, in order to allow for decisions, on when to see the patient, and when to refer
  • An overview of the history taking and examination procedure for the trauma patient
  • How to formulate a plan for a trauma patient
  • Tips on splinting
  • An overview of how to manage early intervention in these cases
  • When to carry out pulp treatment and objectives of pulp therapy
  • How to minimise injuries

The bad - The endodontic sequelae - Dr. James Darcey

Aims and objectives:

  • The endodontic sequelae
  • When to conduct root canal therapy
  • The endodontic complications including pulp canal obliteration, resorption and necrosis and their management
  • The types of resorption

The ugly - Management of traumatised teeth with poor prognosis - Dr. Serpil Djemal

Aims and objectives:

  • Discussing the cases of trauma, where poor prognosis of teeth is expected
  • The treatment options for managing cases, where traumatised dentition would not be restorable
  • The options of Maryland bridge with underlying root retention are discussed. Would this preserve the bone?
  • Infraoccluded teeth are discussed, including the level of infraocclusion and the management options (with a particular focus on decoronation)

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