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When Your Child Knocks A Tooth Out: A Guide For The Panicking Parent

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s a nightmare you only truly understand after you’re a parent: your child runs up to you with a stunned look and a toothless smile, and says “look, my tooth got knocked out!” Children are used to loosing teeth (after all, they lose all 20 baby teeth between the ages of 6 and 12), so they don’t always panic when an adult tooth gets knocked out. They simply don’t realize what a big deal this is—but you do! Should you ever find yourself in this situation, it’s important to know what to do with your bleeding child and with his or her tooth. First of all, take a deep breath, and don’t panic. According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year, so you’re not alone. Many of these teeth are...

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