What to do when a dental trauma happens?
If a family member suffers dental trauma, or if it is you who presents it, you should contact a specialist in this field as soon as possible.
In certain situations, the minutes after the trauma are very important in the prognosis of the case and you should follow a series of recommendations according to each specific situation.
The most severe cases, in which there is a displacement of the tooth or even its avulsion (the tooth comes out of the mouth), those first minutes and the actions that the patient or parents take before the visit to the specialist, are crucial .
«It is very important to act quickly, the first minutes are crucial»
At Clínica Endo we want, not only to plan the most appropriate treatment, but also to help and educate parents and patients who suffer dental trauma so they can follow the appropriate protocols and thus considerably increase the chances of maintaining the tooth once they come to the clinic.
Below we show an informative video from the Spanish Association of Endodontics (AEDE) on the action protocol when a permanent tooth comes out of the mouth of a patient after trauma (Avulsion).
If a tooth comes out of the mouth due to trauma, that is, it becomes avulsed, we must make sure that it is a permanent tooth. Once this is confirmed, we must know that A DEFINITIVE OR PERMANENT TOOTH, IF IT COMES OUT OF THE MOUTH DUE TO AN INJURY, IT CAN AND MUST BE REPLANTED. In contrast, temporary (milk) teeth should NOT be replanted.
Our goal is to keep those teeth compromised after a trauma by applying the latest protocols and treatments, among them is the Dental Autotransplantation.
Through which, in the event of the loss of a tooth and under certain circumstances, we can transplant another tooth from the patient to the affected area, especially to those areas with great aesthetic compromise. This type of treatment is multidisciplinary and also involves the closure of the donor area with orthodontics.
Do not hesitate to inquire with us about the possibility of undergoing a Dental Autotransplantation.