AN UNUSUAL INJURY FROM TOOTHBRUSH: A CASE REPORT

  • Deepak Yadav Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhiarawa
  • Shashank Tripathi Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhiarawa
  • Ravish Mishra Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhiarawa
  • Laxmi Kandel Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhiarawa
  • Saurav Karna Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Chief Clinical and Outreach program Craniofacial Center Nepal Janakpurdham
  • Santosh Kandel Department of Dental Surgery,Lumbini Medical College, Palpa
Keywords: Tooth brush, Trauma, Surgical intervention

Abstract

Tooth brush plays a vital role in the maintenance of oral health and dental hygiene. Regular brushing is widely advocated by dental surgeon in terms of decreasing dental caries and periodontal problems. Though, there has been decrease in diseases due to sequale of poor oral hygiene, at the same time there are also inherent risk of accidental trauma to the surrounding soft tissue during the act of brushing, more commonly when handled by children. This paper presents a case report of a penetrating toothbrush trauma embedded in buccal soft tissue which required surgical intervention in a child patient

Journal of Universal College of Medical Sciences

Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, Page: 66-68

 

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Author Biography

Deepak Yadav, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhiarawa
Department  of Oral and Maxillofacial  Surgery,  Universal  College of Medical  Sciences, Bhiarawa
Published
2018-11-20
How to Cite
Yadav, D., Tripathi, S., Mishra, R., Kandel, L., Karna, S., & Kandel, S. (2018). AN UNUSUAL INJURY FROM TOOTHBRUSH: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Universal College of Medical Sciences, 6(1), 66-68. https://doi.org/10.3126/jucms.v6i1.21734
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Case Reports