1) Diagnosis and evaluation of patient:
a) History taking:
Accurate detail and proper history of patient should be taken.
If the patient is unable to give statement then the same should be recorded fromaccompanying person, relative, friends or police officers.
If will reveal about how the injury occurred, the type of injury and the severityof the injury.
b) General Examination:
It should be carried out to look for any serious injury elsewhere in the body sothat the appropriate specialist could be consulted.
Inspection and palpation of head for any soft tissue as well as bone injury.
Inspection and palpation of chest and abdomen for any injury.
c) Regional Examination:
The mouth and the face should be carefully cleaned for a proper examination.
Extra oral :-Inspection - Palpation
Intra oral- Inspection - Palpation
d) Radiological examination:
P/A view of mandible in open mouth position
Right and left lateral oblique view.
X-ray for TMJ in both opened and closed mouth position
2) Definitive treatment:
(When only fracture line seen but no displacement thenconservative Rx done).a) Control of pain- A patient of fracture of mandible experiences extreme degreeof pain and may go into shock because of service into lerable pain so IVDiazepam can be given in the does of 10 mg combined with (15-30)mg pentazocine as analgesics.1