A. Baby teeth are not re-implanted due to possible damage to developing permanent teeth. Please contact our office to make an appointment for one of the dentists to evaluate your child’s teeth.
A. Gently rinse the knocked out tooth with water to remove any foreign debris. Do not scrub the tooth. If possible, replace the tooth in the socket and hold it there with clean gauze. If you can’t put the tooth back into the socket, place the tooth in a container of milk (water if milk is not available.) Come to our office immediately. Feel free to call our emergency number if it is after hours. The tooth has a better chance of being saved if you act immediately.
A. Please contact our office. We will help you evaluate the need for treatment. It’s possible that if you can find the broken tooth fragment, that it can be bonded back to the tooth.