Toothache:A toothache can be caused by a number of things, including decay, infection, or an injury to the tooth. If your child is experiencing a toothache, it is important to have them see a dentist as soon as possible.
Knocked-out tooth:If your child knocks out a tooth, it is important to try to find the tooth and bring it with you to the dentist. In some cases, the tooth can be re-implanted.
Broken tooth:If your child breaks a tooth, it is important to have them see a dentist as soon as possible. The dentist will be able to determine if the tooth can be saved or if it will need to be extracted.
Object stuck in teeth:If your child has an object stuck in their teeth, it is important to try to remove the object without causing further damage. If you are unable to remove the object, you should bring your child to the dentist as soon as possible.
Bitten Lip or Tongue:If your child bites their lip or tongue, it is important to clean the wound and apply pressure if there is bleeding. If the bleeding does not stop, you should bring your child to the emergency room.
If you are ever unsure of what to do in a dental emergency, it is always best to call our office or take your child to the emergency room. Pediatric dental emergencies can be scary, but knowing what to do can help make the situation less stressful.
Knowing what to do in the event of a pediatric dental emergency can help ease some of the stress and ensure that your child receives the best possible care. If you have any questions or concerns, be sure to contact our office today.