Find Out How We Can Help You Keep Your Teeth Following Injury
With traumatic injuries, usually your dentist is the first line of defense. You probably haven’t met me, you probably don’t know me, so your dentist is usually the first line of defense.
They call me in once they have got the initial situation under control, and then we work to help you preserve that tooth. There’s a variety of different procedures and options that may be possible. It all depends on each individual circumstance, as no two traumas are identical. And so, a customized approach to do the best to manage and preserve your tooth is how we proceed.
Trauma covers a wide spectrum of circumstances. From the more mild, like a luxation where you bump a tooth, to evulsion where you get knocked and the tooth gets pushed out of your mouth altogether. There’s other lower grades of traumas, like grinding and clenching teeth. All of these have consequences on the teeth and the palp. There’s a variety of different ways to manage each specific circumstance. And so, it has to be based on each individual as to what can be done to help you keep your tooth.