Protect protruding teeth from damage and long-term consequences

Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly.

A study undertaken at the University of Adelaide of more than 50,000 children aged under 19 years published in the journal Dental Traumatology, confirms a direct link between the degree to which a young patient’s teeth protrude and the chance of damaging them.

“Traumatic dental injuries have been identified as the fifth most prevalent disease or injury globally and their subsequent management is costly,” says Dr. Esma Dogramaci, Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics, the University of Adelaide……….Read More