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The best course of action is to always try and protect your teeth from any potential accidents. This is especially the case when participating in a activity that may be a contact sport or have chances of falling over (e.g. football, basketball, bike riding, skate boarding etc). Mouth guards are a cost effective piece of protective gear that can add that little bit extra protection from a dental trauma.
What to do in The Event of Dental Trauma
In a perfect world preventing an accident will always be the best solution for preserving your teeth. Unfortunately, accidents can and will happen, even if you are fully prepared, these things tend to just happen.
If you do experience any dental trauma, please follow the first aid tips below:
If you break any of your teeth we advise you:
A tooth can become loose if it takes a direct hit. In this event, we advise you to:
Knocked Out Tooth
If you have suffered from a knocked out tooth, time is of essence to save the tooth. Receiving treatment quickly increases the chances of being able to reattach the tooth.
This is what we would recommend for a knocked out tooth:
Do You Need Dental Treatment?
If you have had an accident and suffered a dental trauma please call us to arrange an emergency dental appointment.