Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Baby Tooth Avulsion Treatment

Treatment for a primary tooth avulsion may include repositioning of a misaligned tooth, wound care, oral rinses, antibiotics, or gum laceration repair. A primary tooth should not be replaced if it has been knocked completely out of the socket.

Treatment of dental avulsions of primary teeth may include:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Baby Tooth Avulsion References
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