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Eltair, M.* ; Pitchika, V.* ; Standl, M. ; Lang, T.* ; Krämer, N.* ; Hickel, R.* ; Kühnisch, J.*

Prevalence of traumatic crown injuries in German adolescents.

Clin. Oral Investig. 24, 867-874 (2020)
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Objectives Although dental trauma and its unfavorable sequelae are considered major public health problems worldwide, the published data on the prevalence of traumatic crown injuries (TCIs) in Germany are lacking. Therefore, the present study assessed the prevalence of TCIs among adolescents in Bavaria, Germany. Material and methods Ethical approval and parental consents were obtained, and population-based information from 10- (N = 1158), 12- (N = 416), and 15-year-olds (N = 1302) from two different cohort studies performed in Bavaria (GINIplus/LISA and LAGZ) were examined for the presence of TCIs, dental caries, and restorations. Statistical comparisons were made using Mann-Whitney U test and Wilcoxon signed-rank test. Results The prevalence of TCIs was 6.3% in the 10- and 12-year-old children and 14.0% in 15-year-old children, and a higher prevalence was observed in boys than in girls. Most (87.5%) of the traumatized teeth were maxillary incisors. The caries prevalence was low in all three populations. Conclusion The prevalence of TCIs in Bavarian adolescents at a low risk for caries was found to be low.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
Schlagwörter Dental Trauma Injuries ; Trauma Accidents ; Prevalence ; Frequency ; Distribution ; Epidemiology; Quality-of-life; 12-year-old School-children; Dental Injuries; Permanent Incisors; Oral-health; Anterior Teeth; Preschool-children; Risk-factors; Schoolchildren; Association
ISSN (print) / ISBN 1432-6981
e-ISSN 1436-3771
Quellenangaben Band: 24, Heft: 2, Seiten: 867-874 Artikelnummer: , Supplement: ,
Verlag Springer
Verlagsort Tiergartenstrasse 17, D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed