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Sports-Related Dental Injuries and Sports Dentistry

COURSE NUMBER: 127

Rick Knowlton, DMD, MAGD; Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course is designed to explain the various sports-related dental injuries, discuss the three types of mouthguards utilized and the dental team’s role in sports-related injuries and sports dentistry.

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Overview

This course is designed to explain the various sports-related dental injuries, discuss the three types of mouthguards utilized and the dental team’s role in sports-related injuries and sports dentistry.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Jan 6, 2003

  • Last Revision Date:

    Jul 21, 2020

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jul 20, 2023

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    154

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Discuss various statistics relating to sports dental-related injuries.
  • Discuss soft tissue injuries, jaw fractures, TMJ injuries, tooth intrusion, crown and root fractures, and avulsion due to sports accidents.
  • Explain emergency treatment with sports-related injuries.
  • Differentiate various observed patterns of mouthguard wearing by males and females, cultural differences, and the influence of peer pressure.
  • Identify and differentiate the three mouth-guards available and identify the ideal mouthguard.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
Rick Knowlton

Rick Knowlton

DMD, MAGD

Rick Knowlton, DMD, MAGD, was the 2013-2014 President of the Academy for Sports Dentistry. He practices general and esthetic dentistry in Elizabethtown, PA and is the team dentist for numerous local sports teams and lectures on Sports Dentis...

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Connie M. Kracher

Connie M. Kracher

PhD, MSD

Submission Information

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.