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Knocked-Out Tooth

Same-Day Dental Emergency Appointment Available in Melbourne CBD

Knocked-Out Tooth Management Melbourne CBD

Even if you are not a sports enthusiast, you can still suffer from a knocked-out tooth.

knocked-out tooth management melbourne cbd

A knocked-out or avulsed tooth is one of the most serious dental emergencies, which needs immediate dental attention.

The chances of saving your tooth and your smile, for the matter, depend on you and your dentist.

At Art De Dente Melbourne CBD, we provide quick relief and immediate action to a knocked-out tooth.

A same-day emergency appointment is available to solve your dental emergency as soon as possible.

Causes of a Knocked-Out Tooth

Knocked-out teeth are commonly caused by:

  • Falls
  • Fighting
  • Vehicular accidents
  • Sports trauma
  • Biting too hard on foods or objects

Knocked-Out Tooth: What to do?

Handle the tooth by its crown and NOT the root – Locate the tooth right away. Carefully hold the tooth and DO NOT touch its root, only its crown.

Rinse the tooth with lukewarm water – Rinse with lukewarm water.

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DO NOT do the following:

  • use any chemicals or soaps
  • scrub or let the tooth dry up
  • wrap the tooth with tissue or cloth

Reimplant the tooth in the socket – If a permanent tooth is knocked out, reimplant the tooth quickly.

Gently push the tooth into its socket, or place it above its socket and close your mouth gently. Keep it in place with your fingers or by gently biting down.

Keep the tooth wet at all times – The tooth must be moist at all times, either in your mouth or in a container.

Knocked-Out Tooth Prevention

  • Use a custom-made mouthguard when engaging with contact sports.
  • Avoid activities that may cause blows to the face.
  • Avoid biting down on foods, such as popcorn kernels, and do not bite your nails.
  • Always wear a seatbelt when driving.

Knocked-Out Tooth Management in Melbourne CBD

If you have a knocked-out tooth, contact your Melbourne CBD dentist as soon as possible so we can treat the problem and prevent damage or infection.

In case of an emergency, call your Melbourne CBD dentist right away.

Same-Day Dental Emergency Appointment Available in Melbourne CBD

For dental emergencies in Melbourne CBD, call us immediately on (03) 9642 8955 or schedule an appointment online.

We are located at Level 17, 190 Queen Street in Melbourne CBD.