Hidden Behind Dental Trauma: Child Physical Abuse?

Hamdi Cem Güngör


Child abuse, particularly physical abuse, is a massive and daily problem. The largest compiled data on violence against children which was published by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) suggest that around 6 in 10 children between the ages of 2 and 14 worldwide (almost a billion) are subjected to physical punishment by their caregivers on a regular basis.


child physical abuse, dental trauma

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4034/PBOCI.2018.181.ed2