Dental Trauma: Luxation Injuries


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The aim of this programme is to provide a step-by-step approach to the diagnosis and clinical management of acute traumatic dental injuries.

Luxation injuries is the second in a two part series on dental trauma.

The GDC requires dental professionals to link their CPD activities to at least one development outcome as part of the new enhanced CPD scheme.

This module can be linked to development outcome C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice.

Suitable CPD for all clinical dental team members.

Completion of this module and passing the associated quiz will satisfy GDC requirements for 1.5 hours of CPD on dental trauma.

The content does not have to be completed all at once, you will be returned to where you left off when your restart the e-learning module.

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Outline the principles for assessment of a traumatic dental injury
  • Be able to diagnose common luxation and displacement injuries using clinical and radiographic signs
  • Implement the appropriate initial management for the specific traumatic injury
  • Understand the required monitoring periods and follow up care necessary for ensuring a successfully long-term outcome.

Topic 1:  Introduction

Topic 2:  Aetioogy

Topic 3:  Management aims

Topic 4:  Concussion

Topic 5:  Subluxation

Topic 6:  Extrusive luxation

Topic 7:  Lateral luxation

Topic 8:  Intrusive luxation

Topic 9:  Avulsion

Topic 10:  Summary

There are interactive questions and activities throughout the module, which are not assessed.

On completion of the module there is a separately assessed quiz.

You will need to achieve 70 % for this quiz to complete the module and access your CPD certificate. You will have two opportunities to achieve the required score.


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