Dealing with a Toddler's Chipped Tooth

5 September 2018
5 September 2018, Comments: 0

Toddlers can be accident-prone as they learn to explore their environment so you may need to deal with a chipped tooth.

Key points:

– Rinse your child’s mouth with warm water

– Store any tooth fragment in milk, water or saliva

– Contact your dentist for an appointment and follow any instructions given.

Treatment is important to avoid any infection in the tooth root. This can cause problems later on when the adult teeth arrive.

“A tooth chip can not only be painful, but can also allow bacteria to enter the tooth root…”

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