Your toddler chipped a tooth and now you are wondering what you should do. Chipped teeth are common among toddlers and are usually easy to repair at your local dentist office.
Read on for more tips on how to handle your toddler’s chipped tooth to ensure a fast recovery.
The majority of chipped teeth are considered minor injuries and do not result in severe tooth pain. However, depending on how your toddler chipped his or her tooth (i.e. falling), he or she might have some other bumps and bruises causing them to hurt.
If the tooth has broken to the pulp (the soft tissue within the tooth), then you may need to take your child to an emergency dentist.
The following tips can help ensure your child gets proper care:
Kool Smiles is a network of dental practices throughout the United States that focuses on the treatment of children. We accept most insurance providers, including Medicaid, TRICARE, and SCHIP.
Our offices have play areas and observation areas to help children and parents feel comfortable and at ease.
Find a Kool Smiles near you or call us today to make an appointment.
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