In sports, males are traumatized twice as often as females. The maxillary canine is the most commonly injured tooth.
The teeth most susceptible to trauma are __________.
The National Federation of State High School Associations mandates mouthguard use for __________.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a mouthguard for all children and youth participating in sports. The Academy for Sports Dentistry has stated that the stock mouthguard is unacceptable as an orofacial protective device.
The most common facial bone to be fractured during sports is the __________.
As stated, males are more prone to __________ than females in all types of sports.
The most frequent site of bony injury is the zygoma. In TMJ injuries inflammation and edema can result forcing the condyle down and forward.
In a mandibular fracture, __________ is the most important aspect of immediate care.
The most severe form of displacement injury in regard to oral injuries of teeth is __________.
The most common injury to the permanent dentition during sports is __________.
If the __________ attached to the root surface has/have not been damaged by rough handling, an avulsed tooth may have a good chance of recovering to full function.
After __________, an avulsed tooth’s chance for success diminishes greatly.
One study indicated lower socioeconomic parents are __________ aware of orofacial trauma than affluent parents.
Athletes are most influenced to wear a mouthguard by their __________.
Coaches receive most information about mouthguards from __________.
A properly fitted mouthguard remains secure and does not dislodge during impact. A properly fitted mouthguard adequately covers and protects the teeth and surrounding tissues.
Of the three available mouthguards, the __________ is recommended by dentists.
The mouthguard that requires a dentist to fabricate a mouthguard from an impression is the __________.
The mouthguard that is immersed in boiling water, transferred to cold water then adapted to the teeth is called the __________.
Due to decreasing participation of youth in sporting events, there is no need for mouthguard implementation. Dental professionals have a responsibility to remain educated regarding the issues related to sports-related dental trauma treatments.
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