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Knocked-Out Tooth

If your tooth gets knocked out, you must immediately follow these few procedures and notify nameAbbotsford. In doing so, you increase your chances that the tooth can be saved and reinserted by nameAbbotsford.

  • Start by retrieving the tooth and be sure to handle it by the crown, being careful not to touch or damage the roots.

  • You may clean the tooth by rinsing it very gently in water as scrubbing may remove tissue or cause additional damage. It’s a good idea to make sure the drain is closed while rinsing to protect it from falling in.

  • If possible, you may try to reposition the tooth carefully in its original socket and then slowly bite down to hold it in place.

  • In the event that the previous step was not possible, simply place the tooth in a small container with some milk.

  • Contact nameAbbotsford as soon as possible as the steps provided are crucial in saving the tooth. Time is against you when you knock out a tooth, the longer you wait to have the tooth refitted in its socket the slimmer your chances are of saving the tooth.