We understand that your teeth have special value. We share that value for your teeth and are here to help should they become damaged. Snowy River Dental understands that having a tooth knocked out can be a devastating experience. There are several steps you can take to help preserve your tooth if it is knocked out.
One of the first things you should do is to clean off any dirt or debris from off of the tooth. Pick the tooth up by the crown, and avoid touching the root. While holding the tooth by the crown, use either room temperature milk or water to rinse it off. After the tooth is cleaned, carefully inspect it to see if it’s broken or cracked. If it has suffered no damage, try to place it back in its socket. If you do see a crack in the tooth, store it in the side of your cheek or a glass of milk to keep it moistened until your dentist appointment.
After you’ve taken those steps, immediately call Snowy River Dental to set up an appointment with Dr. Danton Bradshaw. he will try to place the tooth back in its socket if possible. If not, Dr. Danton Bradshaw will discuss replacement options with you.
Some replacement options for lost teeth include dental bridges and dental implants as well as dentures/partial dentures.
To schedule an appointment or for more information, call us today in Bellevue, Idaho.