Emergencies - Tooth Problems

Broken/Fractured Tooth

  1. Clean the injured area and apply ice to minimize swelling.
  2. Save the broken piece (for possible reattachment).
  3. Call your dentist immediately.

Extruded Tooth (tooth pushed out of place)

  1. Gently push back in place, if possible.
  2. Call your dentist.

Evulsed Tooth (tooth knocked out)

  1. Gently rinse off tooth while holding it by the crown (top).
  2. Attempt to place back in socket, or if not possible store briefly in cold milk, salt water or between cheek and gums.
  3. Call your dentist immediately.

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