Tooth Pushed Back In
A Few Quick Tips
- This injury needs treatment as soon as possible.
- The tooth is pushed into the gums and bone. In some cases, the tooth might not be visable.
- Close the mouth with a piece of gauze, clean hankerchief or napkin between the upper and lower front teeth.
- Visit your dentist or an emergency service as soon as possible. The first few hours are critical!
- Attend follow up appointments to monitor the teeth.
- maintain good oral hygiene. Gently brush the injured tooth or use moist cotton swab to keep injured site clean.
- Children who are still actively growing are more likely to have complications from dental trauma.