What if my child has a toothache?
Be sure to contact your dentist and schedule an examination as soon as possible. Be sure to take notes on when the pain occurs, intensity of pain, and what causes the pain (heat, cold, sweet).
What should I do if my child's Baby ( primary) tooth is knocked out?
Contact your pediatric dentist as soon as possible.
What should I do if my child's permanent tooth is knocked out?
Contact your pediatric dentist as soon as possible. If possible find the tooth, gently rinse it with cool water and a clean paper towel, be sure to NOT wash it with warm soapy water. If possible place tooth back in the socket and hold it in place with a clean paper towel or gauze. If this is not possible place the tooth in a container of milk, saliva, or water.
Don't hesitate to call us in an emergency situation.
Your child receives a severe blow to the head or
a jaw fracture.
If a baby tooth is knocked out, contact the
We're prepared and available for emergency dental care.
When a dental emergency occurs and your child is involved, the first step should be to contact your pediatric dentist right away. Don't put your child's dental health at risk. Make sure you're fully informed of all of your options.
What if a tooth is chipped or fractured?
Contact your pediatric dentist immediately. To prevent infection and reduce the need for extensive dental treatment act quickly. Be sure to wash your child's mouth out with water, and apply a cold compress to reduce swelling. If at all possible bring the tooth fragment with you to your appointment.
What about a severe blow to the head or a jaw fracture?
Immediately go to the emergency room.