Dear visitors of this web-site!
The incidence of dental trauma increases.Every third or fourth child has suffered from a tooth injury in the
age of 16.
Most often upper front teeth are traumatised.Patients´ esthetics are considerably impaired. Replacement of
lost teeth is expensive.
The social costs are estimated to be about
per yearper million inhabitants
The individual costs
after loss of a front tooth in the youth are estimated to about 10-20 000 $.
Through correct reaction after tooth trauma the consequences may considerably be softened. Unfortunately the
knowledge in the public is insufficient.
dentaltrauma.net provides on its web-site informations
on prevention of tooth injuries
for correct reactions following tooth injuries
on modern treatment possibilities after dental trauma
Please help us in distributing this knowledge by
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mentioning the problem dental trauma in schools/kindergardens/sports
downloading prepared textes on tooth injuries for journals at schools, kindergardens, ...
protect - rescue - treat teeth
PD Dr. Yango PohlDepartment of Oral SurgeryRheinische
Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn, Germany
Prof. Dr. Andreas FilippiDepartment of Oral Surgery, Oral Radiology and Oral Medicine
University of Basle, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Horst KirschnerDepartment of Oral SurgeryJustus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Germany