Your Health For Tag "dental accident"

  • How to Handle Tooth Trauma
    Aug. 6, 2013

    How to Handle Tooth Trauma

    General oral health

    Accidents happen, but quick actions can save smiles As children head back to school, it is important to remember that dental emergencies can happen any time, any place. According to the 2013 Delta Dental Children's Oral Health Survey, 1 out of 10 children ages 10 or 11 have had a tooth emergency such as a... More »

  • Dental Emergencies Don't Take Vacations
    Jul. 16, 2013

    Dental Emergencies Don't Take Vacations

    General oral health

    Vacations are supposed to be about relaxing, not panicking, but dental emergencies can crop up anywhere. These setbacks don't discriminate between office cubicles or sandy beaches. Here are 3 of the most common emergencies and what to do until you can get to a dentist. Toothache. First, brush and floss gently, then rinse with warm... More »