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Cost and Psychological Effects of Tooth Injuries on Children

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Cost and Psychological Effects of Tooth Injuries on Children

I attended the Academy of Sports Dentistry Symposium a few years back in Washington, D.C., and had the privilege to sit and listen to many experts on the subject of mouthguard fabrication, concussions, and dental injuries.  Below are highlights of notes I took on a presentation by Dr. David J. Kenny related to the topic of dental injuries and the  cost and psychological effects on children. What are the associated cost when a tooth is knocked out or damaged? A study done by Dr. David J. Kenny examined the economic and treatment burden on parents of children, and children with the ages between 8-14...

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