Get your child to the dentist as soon as possible if they have cracked, lost or loosened a tooth.

Key points:

– Teeth need to be reinserted as soon as possible.

– If you need to transport a tooth or part of it, cover it in milk.

– Let your dentist know of any trauma to teeth as there may be associated nerve or root damage.

Fast action after a traumatic incident is essential.

“Early tooth trauma can have long-term effects. Down the road, a child may have nerve damage that relates to early tooth trauma.”

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