DENTAL EMERGENCY : Pediatric expert tips

Dental Emergency

Injuries to children’s teeth can be very distressing for children as well as their parents.

Dental trauma may occur as a result of a sports mishap, an altercation, a fall inside of the home, or other causes.

Prompt treatment is essential for the long-term health of an injured tooth.

Obtaining dental care within 30 minutes can make the difference between saving or loosing a tooth.

Approximately 30% of children have experienced dental injuries.

Injuries to the mouth include teeth that are: knocked out, fractured, forced out of position, pushed up, or loosened. Root fracture and dental bone fractures can also occur.

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