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How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies

HOW TO HANDLE COMMON DENTAL EMERGENCIES SEVERE TOOTHACHE Pain and sensitivity can be caused by an abscess or an exposed nerve from a lost filling or crown SEE YOUR RINSE DENTIST your mouth with warm salt water to immediately, before infection spreads or worsens reduce swelling IF THE DAMAGE IS SEVERE, AN ABSCESSED TOOTH will need a root canal the tooth may need to be extracted BROKEN TOOTH Save any pieces of tooth you may find RINSE APPLY GAUZE your mouth and tooth fragments with warm water if there is bleeding USE A COLD IF DECAY IS TO BLAME, COMPRESS on the outside of the mouth on your way the nerve could be in danger and may need a root canal to the dentist KNOCKED-OUT (AVULSED) PERMANENT TOOTH Hold the tooth by the crown, not the root пуипнл TRY TO RINSE REINSERT it with warm water the tooth into the if it's dirty, but do socket, making sure it's facing the right way not scrub it 12 11 1 10 3 8. IF YOU AVULSED CAN'T, TEETH put the tooth in milk or salt water on your way to the dentist have the best chance of being saved if treated within I hour SEDATION DENTISTRY FOR DENTAL EMERGENCIES Sedation You'll have puts you no memory in a deeply relaxed state after the stress of a of any discomfort or noise from the procedure dental emergency Sedation Fear or allows anxiety your dentist to complete more work in fewer visits about the dental work needed to correct your emergency will be gone INFOGRAPHIC PARK 56 DENTAL PROVIDED BY SOURCES: http://www.park56 Health-Basica/Dental-Emerge ncies/Dental-Emergencies/article/Fractured-and-Broken-Teeth.cvsp Health-Basics/Dental-Enmerge neies/Dental-Emergencies/article/Dental-Emergencies-Introduction.evap Healih-Basira/ Duntal-Emergeneies/Dental- -Pain.cvep hup// articeOyal-and-Dental- Health-Bastes/ Dental-Emergeneies/Dental-Emergencies/article/Dental-Emergeney- Procedures-Can-Help-Seve-a-Tooth.evsp

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies

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Fall sports are in full swing, which can mean broken teeth. Do you know what to do if your child breaks a tooth? Get the tips you need and learn more in this infographic from a New York dentist.


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