Primary 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:
- Baby teeth should not be reimplanted.
- Wound care for dental injuries:
- Oral rinsing
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain:
- Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, NeoProfen)
- Ketoprofen (Actron, Orudis, Oruvail)
- Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, Aleve)
- Narcotic pain medication:
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