What Is a Traumatic Dental Injury?
A traumatic dental injury is caused by some type of force applied to one or more teeth that causes damage. The damage is sometimes obvious and other times the results of the damage show up later. When the root canal or dental pulp is affected by the trauma, it can cause the tooth to deteriorate from the inside. The tooth may need endodontic treatment to be saved.
The following are common procedures and treatments for traumatic dental injuries: