Whether caused by playing sports or as a result of an accidental fall, it is important to know what to do if a child loses one or more adult teeth. Although an emergency visit to your dentist is critical, there are some initial steps to keep in mind.
- It is important to place the tooth back into its socket as soon as possible.
- Gently clean it before insertion.
- If more than an hour passes, the tooth will likely die.
"If your child loses an adult tooth, someone must re-insert it as soon as possible."
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