Tooth Moved Out of Position

A Few Quick Tips

  1. This is an emergency and needs immediate care by a dentist as soon as possible.
  2. Try to move the teeth gently back to their original postion.
  3. Close the mouth with a peice of gauze, clean hankerchief or napkin between the upper and lower front teeth.
  4. Visit your dentist or an emergency service as soon as possible. The first few hours are critical!


  1. Attend follow-up apointments to monitor teeth
  2. Maintain good oral hygiene. Gently brush the injured tooth or use a moist cotton swab to keep injured site clean.
  3. Children who are still actively growing are more likely to have problms from dental trauma.