222 Easton Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 860-0335
New Brunswick Dentist
4917 Shelton Road, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
(Hedley Shopping Center)
(732) 860-0335

Dental Health

Traumatic Dental Injuries

Dislodged Teeth

Injuries to the mouth can cause teeth to be pushed back into their sockets. If the tooth is pushed partially out of the socket, your dentist may re-position and stabilize your tooth. If the pulp remains healthy, then no other treatment is necessary. However, if the pulp becomes damaged or infected, root canal treatment will be required. Root canal treatment is usually started within a few weeks of the injury and a medication, such as calcium hydroxide, will be placed inside the tooth. Eventually, a permanent root canal filling will be placed and the canal will be sealed.

Avulsed Teeth

If an injury causes a tooth to be completely knocked out of your mouth, it is important that you seek treatment immediately! It is important to keep the avulsed tooth moist. If possible, put it back into the socket. A tooth can be saved if it remains moist. You can even put the tooth in milk or a glass of water (add a pinch of salt). Root canal treatment may be necessary based upon the stage of root development. The length of time the tooth was out of your mouth and the way the tooth was stored may influence the type of treatment you receive and how successful the outcome.



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New Brunswick
Cosmetic Dental Associates
222 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 860-0335

South Plainfield
Cosmetic Dental Associates
4917 Shelton Road
(Hedley Shopping Center)
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
(732) 860-0355

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