Oral Health

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Posted by: clinton reynecke | 2012/03/22

Q.

tooth pushed back when falling

i have a 5 year old who fell on a step, and the fall pushed his baby (front) tooth back in to the gums, leaving the other one loose.
i took him to a emergency dentist, who inspected the damage, and he said its best not to do anything, as the tooth will eventually be pushed out, and the loose one will reset itself, being baby teeth, they will fall out in any event, and that the prodecure may be traumnatic for the child. i have no reason to doudt the dentist, but just need to know that this is indeed the right way forward.

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

This is one option. Without having examined the patient it is not possible to say whether this is the right way forward in this specific case.

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012/03/22

This is one option. Without having examined the patient it is not possible to say whether this is the right way forward in this specific case.

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