A1 Dental Care Barton, Suite 8A, Level 2 Building/3 Sydney Ave, Barton ACT 2600

Call A1 Dentistry in Barton 02 6273 8885


21 Benjamin Way, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia

Call A1 Dentistry in Belconnen 02 6251 9991

Loosing a tooth

Guidelines for Loss of a Permanent Tooth

1. Avoid periodontal ligament (root) injury

    • Hold tooth gently by crown 
    • Do not touch, rub, or clean root

2. Remove debris if present

    • Rinse tooth with saline or cool running tap water 
    • Gently remove debris from crown only

3. Re-implant tooth immediately

4. Transport tooth to dentist. If re-implanting is not possible, use one the following options for safe transport:

    • Milk packed in ice (best option) 
    • Patient's mouth at the furrow of the cheek (buccal sulcus) 
    • Normal saline

"Remember — if you experience the loss of a permanent tooth, it is a dental emergency and you need to call our office immediately!"

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