Children are active by nature. They move around a lot and sometimes hurt themselves.
In case your child is in a dental emergency, your dentist should be the first person you call. But what constitutes a dental emergency?
A dental emergency is a case involving the mouth and supporting tissues that is of importance high enough to be treated by a dentist.
Dental emergencies range from bacterial, fungal, or viral infections to a fractured, chipped, or knocked out tooth or dental restoration, each requiring dental response and treatment that is specific to the situation.
But how do you recognise a dental emergency? And what do you do to manage a dental emergency until your child gets to the dentist?
Read on for tips that can help you determine and manage a dental emergency.