Avulsed teeth – what is the best management option?

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4 RCTs were included in ths Cochrane review update of interventions for avulsed and replanted permanent front teeth. None of the included studies was at low risk of bias and there is insufficient evidence to support or refute the effectiveness of different interventions.

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Custom-made mouthguards had no detrimental effect on athletic strength and performance

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The use of mouthguards are important for the prevention of dental and maxillofacial injuries when participating in contact support. Mouthguards buffer the impacts or blows that might otherwise cause moderate to severe dental and maxillofacial injuries. Mouthguards were recommended by the American Dental Association in 1950. However, while they have been shown to reduce injury [read the full story…]