INCIDENCE OF TRAUMA TO ANTERIORS AND ITS ASSOCIATED ETIOLOGICAL RISK FACTORS:
Objectives: Aim of this study was to see the incidence of TDIs particularly to anteriors and their associated presenting complaints, etiological and risk factors reported to OPD of Operative Department of De ’Mont Morency College of Dentistry. Methods: A proforma comprising of pre designed questions was used to do a cross- sectional survey, which included all the incoming patients having a history of dental trauma particularly to anterior teeth over a period of 7 months from Jan 2017 till July 2017.Results: Total number of 129 trauma patients were considered. In these patients, 58.9% were males and 40.3% females.10-20 years age group was considered as most common. N= 53.5% patients got greater than normal overjet which is more than half. And competency of lip was found in 67.4% of patients and absent in 31.8% of patients.
Conclusion: The concept behind studying various etiological and risk factors is to facilitate the planning of preventive measures for traumatic dental injuries.