Do you all feel the same dread as I do when my phone rings during the day and my caller ID shows that it’s my kids’ school?
One that I answered with dread was to tell me that my son had just had 2 permanent teeth knocked out by a golf club in Phys. Ed. Fortunately, the PE teacher and my son had the presence of mind to save the teeth fragments—and I had to do a quick refresher on what to do after dental trauma. The American Academy of Pediatrics has some helpful tips that I thought were worth sharing.
Knocked-out permanent teeth can often be re-implanted and saved. Things to know to improve the odds of saving the tooth:
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