What is a Knocked-out Tooth?

A knocked-out tooth is one of the most common dental emergencies. It happens when a person’s teeth are knocked out or if the entire tooth comes loose from its socket.
Depending on where in your mouth your tooth was dislodged and whether or not it has been treated correctly, there could be long-term consequences to this injury, such as an infection that leads to bone loss over time.

Effects of Knocked-out Tooth

A knocked-out tooth is a serious dental emergency.

A tooth that has been knocked out also damages nerves, blood vessels, and supporting tissue. Avulsed teeth require root canals due to the fact that nerves and blood vessels cannot be repaired. The bone can reattach to the root of the tooth once it’s repositioned. Therefore, it is recommended to re-implant only permanent teeth. After a tooth has been knocked out, you should get to the nearest dentist right away.

Why Choose Narre Warren Dental Care for fixing Knocked-out Tooth

Getting a knocked-out tooth is painful and embarrassing. You need to find the best dentist who can fix your teeth as soon as possible.

We are here for you 6 days a week! Our emergency dental care centre has been providing quality dental services to Narre Warren and the surrounding suburbs.

Our dentists at Narre Warren Dental Care provide emergency care for patients who have suffered from knocked-out teeth and other types of oral trauma caused by accidents like sports injuries, car accidents and falls. We will always take the necessary steps to ensure that you receive appropriate treatment as quickly as possible so we can help restore your smile back to normal function levels after any sort of accident involving dental damage occurs in our community or yours!

Frequently asked questions

Do you have questions about our dental services? We’re here to help! Check out the
answers to some of our most frequently asked questions or browse through below for more information.

Following these steps can help save a broken or knocked-out tooth:

Recover the tooth:- It is important to handle the crown and not the root. The chewing part of your teeth is where you can see them when they’re in their proper position-this means that touching anything besides what looks like the gum line or “crown” of an avulsed tooth could contaminate it while also causing additional damage to any tissue still attached which may need restoration later on.

Taking care of the teeth:-If the tooth has become contaminated with dirt, rinse it gently by dipping the tooth in milk or tap water. Be careful not to disturb any tissue clinging to the root of your dislodged tooth as you go about this process. NEVER clean a dislodged tooth using soap and do not scrub or dry it either while doing so because these actions will remove and destroy all living residual tissues necessary for reimplantation purposes!

The tooth must be repositioned (if possible):- Put your tooth back in its rightful place as soon as possible to give it the best chance of healing. The natural gum and root tissues will start bonding with each other right away once you put it back into the jaw, so don’t waste any time getting that thing home!

Retain the tooth if it cannot be repositioned:-If the tooth cannot be restored immediately, it is better to keep the tooth moist until then. Keep the knocked-out adult tooth in a glass of milk, and it will help preserve all of its cells and tissue. If possible, holding a baby’s tooth in place within their mouth can also work well as this helps maintain moisture levels for the preservation process.

Yes. It is possible, but a permanent tooth should be replaced in the tooth socket as soon as possible. Every minute counts when you’re trying to save a permanent tooth.
It can cost anywhere from a couple of hundred dollars for a cosmetic procedure to $2,500–$3,000 for a root canal and crown. In addition, having a tooth extracted and replaced with an implant can cost between $3,000 and $5,000.
The cost of replacing missing teeth varies depending on your personal situation – the cost mentioned here can only serve as a general guide. We recommend you contact Narre warren dental care approved dentist, for more information about what treatment plan is right for you!
If your tooth is just barely loose from the gum line, it will usually tighten up on its own. There might be a small amount of bleeding for around 2 days while it heals. Avoid chewing or biting with that tooth during this time period; instead, stick to eating soft foods until everything has returned to normalcy (usually within 3-4 days). If your injury doesn’t seem to get better after about 4-5 weeks, then make an appointment with our dentist so they can take a look at what’s happening down there!

We Are Open for Urgent and Any Required Care to Save You from Adverse Oral Health Outcomes!

Narre Warren Dental Care remains open during the lockdown, operating under the current Victorian Government directive.

As we are considered an essential service you are permitted to travel further than 5km to visit our clinic.

If you have an upcoming appointment or wish to ask any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our reception team.

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