Our teeth are one of the most important parts of the mouth. It plays a very significant role in proper digestion of food and distribution of vital nutrients and minerals in the body which comes from the food we eat. Nevertheless when dental emergencies like toothache, stuck food particles in between teeth, knocked-out teeth, broken tooth and bitten lip and bitten tongue occurs one can’t help but panic especially if you do not know how to properly attend to these situations. For you to avoid experiencing too much stress which may cause more worries in the future, here is a list of dental emergency tips which you may follow.
Toothache is one of the most common problems of children. If you cannot ease them of the pain brought by plaque and cavities affecting it then you are left with the agony of enduring their loud scream and cries. Normally, a vigorous amount of warm water used as gargle will likely lessen the pain experienced by your child. If the pain recurs, see your dentist at the soonest time possible.
It is common for our some food particles to get stuck in between the wedges of our children’s teeth. There is no need to call a dentist when this happens. All you will need to do is to get a dental floss, and gently work on the food particle so it will be removed. Never perform this with sharp objects like fork or needles because it may lead to gum cuts.
The teeth of children are not yet permanent. There will definitely come a time when their tooth will suddenly fall off. If these happens, immediately place the loose tooth in a milk container and fill it with saltwater before bringing it to your dentist. Nevertheless, if this is a case which involves a permanent tooth, then carefully insert the tooth back in place and rush to your dentist for proper treatment.