Dental Emergencies

This session describes the different types of dental infection and the pathophysiology of their development.
This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to the ED with primary blast injuries.
Fractures of the mandible are the second most common facial fracture seen in the ED after nasal fracture
Anyone who has ever worked in an ED on a Friday night knows that facial injuries are a common presentation
Patients frequently attend the emergency department (ED) with episodes of cutaneous and mucosal swelling.
An injury to the tooth-supporting structures with no increase in tooth mobility, and no displacement of the tooth. The tooth however is tender to touch
This aims to provide the learner with an overview of common types of skin and soft tissue injuries, how best to accurately describe these, and considers the mechanism most likely to be responsible.