If you have damaged or lost a tooth due to an accident or injury, you should visit a dentist in St. Charles as quickly as possible. Meanwhile, there are a few steps you can take until you are able to receive treatment from your dentist. Watch this video to learn more about dental emergencies.
You should apply a cold compress to the affected area if the lips or tongue are bleeding. Visit the emergency room if the bleeding does not subside. If you have a broken tooth, rinse your mouth with warm water and then apply a cold compress to the area. You should also contact your dentist. Seek immediate professional attention if you believe you may have broken your jaw. In the case of a dislodged tooth, you should rinse it clean and bring it to the dental office, immersed in a glass of milk. In the case of toothache, gargle with warm water and use floss to remove any debris. If the pain persists, seek dental treatment.