Emergency Assessment and Treatment of Traumatic Dental Injuries

December 22, 2017 by: Nestor Cohenca, DDS, FIADT

Traumatic dental injuries occur daily among youth in sports. Yet when protocols for treating traumatic dental injuries are not followed, healthy front teeth are lost and the young patient’s quality of life compromised. Beyond concerns about the patient’s health, first responders such as athletic trainers or coaches could be found legally liable if proper protocols…

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Nestor Cohenca is an endodontist and a leading expert in dental trauma and pediatric endodontics. He is in private practice at Lakeside Endodontics, Everett, Wash. Also, he is an affiliate professor with the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and with Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Cohenca is the upcoming president of the IADT and provides online coursework for dental and non-dental professionals seeking CE hours. Visit http://oralsurgeryservices.com/online/dental-trauma/ for details.

Nestor Cohenca

Nestor Cohenca, DDS, FIADT