Treating Your Child’s Teeth After Trauma
Do not panic when your child breaks or loses an adult tooth in an injury. With fast response, it is possible to save your child’s tooth and prevent long-term damage. Here’s what to do.
– If a tooth has been knocked out, the first step is to clean the tooth and gently re-insert it in the socket.
– Call the dentist immediately and get an emergency appointment.
– The dentist will probably perform an x-ray to assess damage before securing the tooth with dental material.
Immediate medical attention prevents trauma long-term effects like inflammation.
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