Bruised, Broken, and Bedeviled Teeth: Managing the Unexpected Dental Injury

Presented by: Dr. Anthony DiAngelis

RCDSO Expiry Date: February 28, 2022

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RCDSO CE Points: 6, Category 1

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  • Dr. Anthony DiAngelis DMD, MPH

    Dr. Anthony DiAngelis is currently a professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and chief emeritus of dentistry at Hennepin County Medical Center.  Throughout his academic career, Dr. Di Angelis maintained a private practice in Minneapolis.  Dr. DiAngelis is a frequent guest lecturer both nationally and internationally and has contributed numerous publications to the scientific literature, as well as having served or currently serving on the editorial boards of JADA, Dental Abstracts Quintessence, and Dental Traumatology.   He has served as an officer and on the board of directors of the International Association of Dental Traumatology for more than 10 years.

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Traumatic dental injuries occur at the least convenient time and require of the practitioner a broad range of diagnostic and clinical skills. Learn about rapid diagnosis of traumatic injuries; assessing prognosis and future treatment; emergency splinting techniques; periodontal and restorative considerations. Contemporary management of luxation injuries, root fractures and coronal fractures will be presented. The lecture is amply illustrated with numerous case presentations. This presentation will provide an overview of treatment methods based on the most recently published Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries published by the International Association of Dental Traumatology, with an emphasis on minimizing complications while enhancing prognosis.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to rapidly assess and document traumatic injuries.
  • How to provide emergency care and stage future treatment.
  • Which factors influence ultimate prognosis.
  • When and how long to splint injured teeth.
  • How to minimize complications associated with dentoalveolar trauma.
  • How to treat avulsed and luxated teeth, root fractures and reattachment of fractured tooth segments
  • How to manage injuries of the immature vs mature permanent tooth.