Kids experiencing some type of tooth injury during childhood is unfortunately a very common occurrence. Playground and Jungle Gym’s tend to be hotspots for such injuries to occur. As a parent, it is critically important you know what to do if a child injures a tooth.
Help To Prevent Tooth Injury in Playgrounds and Gyms
Types of Dental Trauma
Dental trauma is an unfortunate, but common occurrence in children. It can lead to physical limitations when chewing, speaking or brushing their teeth; aesthetic discomfort when speaking and smiling that can cause disruption of their social lives.
What To Do If There Is A Tooth Injury
If a tooth is knocked out or chipped, please contact us at Mapleridge Children and Adult Dentistry. Chipped or lost teeth can result in infection and other complications if not treated properly. Try to save the tooth or tooth fragment that has been chipped off and plan to bring it to our office. Depending on your child’s unique situation, Dr. Charu Saini can advise you on the proper steps to take to ensure the best outcome for your child’s tooth. Contact our office today at (315) 453-2084 to get the best advice for your child’s dental care needs.
If you have questions regarding the recipes above, or to learn more about healthy foods to eat that won’t cause damage to your teeth, contact us today, and our friendly team will be happy to help. To schedule an appointment for you or your child, give us a call. Have a happy summer!