Fractured Teeth Research Paper

1698 Words7 Pages
If you have ever had a toothache or any other kind of tooth pain, then you know that it can be very painful. If you are experiencing any problems with your teeth and would be considered a dental emergency then you should see a dentist immediately. Some of these emergencies may include broken teeth, teeth that have been knocked out or teeth that have been pulled loose from their socket. If a tooth comes loose from the socket it can leave cuts and abrasions on the cheek or gums of the mouth. In the situation where you have had a tooth knocked out, you should have the tooth with you or if you have lost the tooth try to find it. Make sure you scrub it and clean it free from debris. Without trying to put the tooth back into its socket, place the tooth in your mouth between the check and the gum and…show more content…
In the case of a fractured tooth, you should always get to a dentist as soon as possible no matter how light or bad the fracture. If the fracture is something light and not all that bad, the dentist may be able to just smooth it over with some sand paper. At times a composite might be considered. You always want to use the utmost caution with the fractured tooth for the next few days. With fractures more harsh damage may include damage to the dentin, enamel, and pulp. Often times these fractures can be nothing to worry about, Just a lot of pain. Providing there isn 't any damage to the pulp, the full shape and function of the fractured tooth can be restored. A root canal or other surgeries of the tooth or mouth may be necessary in cases where there was damage to the pulp. Never hesitate to contact a dentist office whenever there is a dental emergency. That is what the dentist is for to fix, repair, and stop pains from problems with your teeth. A dentist phone number should be on the list with other emergency phone numbers as dental emergencies can occur any time day or

More about Fractured Teeth Research Paper

Open Document