Traumatic Dental Injuries

Care in Saving Teeth

Traumatic dental injuries often occur as a result of an accident or sports injury.

The majority of these injuries are minor – chipped teeth. It’s less common to dislodge your tooth or have it knocked completely out but these injuries are more severe. Treatment depends on the type, location and severity of each injury. Regardless of the extent of the injury, your tooth requires immediate examination by a dentist or an endodontist.

Endodontists are dentists who specialize in treating traumatic dental injuries. With their advanced skills, techniques and technologies they often can save injured teeth.

For more information, visit the AAE website.


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