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Chips And Broken Teeth

With any injury to your child’s mouth, you should contact our dentist immediately, as they will want to examine the affected area and determine appropriate treatment. If your child is in pain from a broken, cracked or chipped tooth you should visit our dentist immediately. You may want to give an over-the-counter pain reliever to your child until his/her appointment. If possible, keep any part of the tooth that has broken off and take this with you to our dentist.

If a tooth is completely knocked out of the mouth by an injury, take the tooth to your dentist as soon as possible. Handle the tooth as little as possible-do not wipe or clean the tooth. Store the tooth in a cup of fresh milk (never ever store it in tap water or wash/wipe it clean) until you get to a dentist. It may be possible for the tooth to be placed back into your child’s mouth (re-implantation).