Category: Dental Trauma

Dental trauma refers to injuries to the mouth area and may include the teeth, lips, tongue, jaw and other areas.

The posts below explore the various types of dental injuries or distress that may result from a sudden injury. Signs and symptoms, first aid, and other information is included for tooth avulsion, extrusion, luxation and subluxation, as well as other types of oral injuries.


Dental Trauma and Kids: Common Problems

August 31st, 2017 by

Children are at risk to injure their teeth, or suffer dental trauma, at just about any time. This includes damage to teeth as well as surrounding areas. While eating, playing, or taking part in other daily activities, kids can fracture, […]


Domestic Abuse Survivor Is Reborn After Dentist Repairs Smile

May 31st, 2017 by

Going to the dentist has previously been proven to vastly improve not only your physical health but your self-perception as well. People who regularly visit the dentist are significantly more likely to find financial and romantic success, just a few […]


National Toothache Day

February 9th, 2017 by

National Toothache Day is Something to Smile About Following a solid oral hygiene routine and taking preventative measures will keep your mouth looking and feeling its best. It will help you avoid the need for uncomfortable and time consuming trips […]


How A Mouth Guard Protects Teeth

December 13th, 2016 by

Boxing and mixed martial arts are fun sports that provide a lot of enjoyment to the participants and spectators. But if you engage in one of these sports, it’s vital you take the proper steps to protect yourself from unneeded risks […]


My Scariest Dental Experience

October 23rd, 2015 by

I was born with dental anxiety, and I’ve had it all my life. Growing up, trips to the dentist involved being poked with sharp instruments while the dentist looked for cavities. A cavity meant submitting to the drill and enduring […]