How can you say if your pain is typical, or should you be concerned about it? Leaving pain untreated can lead to a severe dental emergency case. Knowing when to visit an emergency dentist can save your teeth and gum from further damage. Our emergency dentist is around the corner. Our emergency dentist diagnoses your dental problem immediately and potentially prevents you from running into a more significant issue.
If you have got a loose tooth, your permanent tooth is knocked out, you are suffering from excessive bleedings in the mouth, your jaw is swollen, there is a dental abscess, and you are suffering from severe toothache, contact us and make an appointment with our emergency dentist, Dr. Alireza Kamali.
When it comes to a knocked-out permanent tooth, it doesn’t seem easy to decide how to handle it. Let’s learn what to do with a knocked-out tooth. We have emergency dental services in Richmond Hill, Vaughan, North York and Thornhill. So call us for free consultation.
Knocked-Out or Avulsed Tooth
Essential Steps in Saving Knocked-Out Tooth
– Finding teeth
If your tooth is lost, find it as soon as possible. Remember not to touch the tooth root. Hold the tooth of its crown to increase the chances of saving the tooth and minimizing damage to the root.
You can rinse it with water. Do not use soap or other chemicals. Do not rub your teeth while brushing, and do not dry it after washing. Besides, there is no need to wrap your teeth in cloth or napkins.
If possible, place the tooth in its socket immediately. The sooner the tooth is in place, the more likely it is to survive. Gently press the tooth into the socket with your finger and close your mouth.
– Keep the missing tooth moist
The missing tooth should stay moist. If you cannot reinsert the missing tooth in its socket, select one of the following:
– Use emergency dental care kit (available from a pharmacy)
– Keep in the mouth (next to the cheek)
So, store the missing tooth in a glass containing milk and head to the emergency dental clinic. You can also keep the tooth next to your cheek until you get to the emergency dentist. Water is not recommended for long-term care, as root surface cells cannot survive long in the water.
– Visiting The Emergency Dentist
Ideally, deliver the tooth to the dentist within 30 minutes of the injury.
The emergency dentist first rinses the tooth to remove excess debris. Then he re-implants the tooth into its socket. Time plays an important role here. If the tooth root and jawbone are not damaged, the tooth will be fully healed within three to four weeks. If the tooth root is damaged, usually, root canal therapy will be done. If there is no sign of infection, the patient should be seen six months later by the emergency dentist. The next examination is done next year to make sure the tooth is fully implanted.
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