Tooth Pushed Back In

A Few Quick Tips

  1. This injury needs treatment as soon as possible.
  2. The tooth is pushed into the gums and bone. In some cases, the tooth might not be visable.
  3. Close the mouth with a piece 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!
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  1. Attend follow up appointments to monitor the teeth.
  2. maintain good oral hygiene. Gently brush the injured tooth or use moist cotton swab to keep injured site clean.
  3. Children who are still actively growing are more likely to have complications from dental trauma.