Traumatic dental injuries in normal and handicapped children in Nairobi, Kenya

Citation:
Ohito FA, Opinya GN, Wang'ombe J. "Traumatic dental injuries in normal and handicapped children in Nairobi, Kenya.". 1992.

Abstract:

Two thousand, seven hundred and ninety one normal and handicapped children aged 5-15 years were examined for traumatic dental injuries. Twelve percent had traumatised teeth while three percent had soft tissue injuries. More handicapped children (18%) than normal children (11%) had injuries. This study indicates that children need to be educated on preventive measures regarding traumatic dental injuries.

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