Accidental Ingestion of a Dental Bur Seen in a Paediatric Patient - A Case Report
Rohan Bhatt, Applu Atrey, Ashish Kaur, Lipee Dave.
Journal Title:Advances in Human Biology
Background:This article presents a case of accidental ingestion of dental bur by a patient during routine dental treatment. This article also points out the possible barrier techniques to prevent swallowing and ingestion of dental foreign objects by patient. An outline of the complications of swallowing/ingestion of foreign objects as well as the required diagnostic measures to be taken following the accidental swallowing and the different treatment options has been laid in brief.