Knocked out permanent tooth, cracked tooth, severe injuries to the oral cavity
WHY EMERGENCY CARE IS NEEDED?
o To preserve permanent teeth
o Prevent further damage that may become permanent
WHAT TO DO IN CASES OF DENTAL EMERGENCY?
o *See dentist Immediately*
o Knocked out tooth – keep tooth moist at all times, place tooth back in without touching the root if possible, place tooth in milk or tooth preservation product
o Cracked tooth – rinse mouth with warm water, cold compress to prevent swelling