If your child cracks, chips or loses a tooth you should see the dentist straight away as an emergency.
– A loose tooth must be cleaned and reinserted as soon as possible.
– If a tooth cannot be inserted it should be taken to the dentist in milk.
– Trauma to teeth in childhood can have long-term consequences, so a dentist should be informed of any incidents.
Speed can make all the difference when dealing with trauma to teeth.
“Trauma can provoke inflammation, which may damage the tooth’s root or nerve over time.”
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