Ouch!

If you think you may have a cracked tooth, or if you’re holding a piece of your tooth in your hand, follow these steps!

1

Give us a call to schedule an appointment (919) 231-6053. Let us know about your emergency and we will make our best effort to see you right away

2

If there are tooth fragments that have fallen out, preserve them in a clean container with a moist solution (cold milk, water, saliva), and bring them in to your appointment

2

If there are tooth fragments that have fallen out, preserve them in a clean container with a moist solution (cold milk, water, saliva), and bring them in to your appointment

3

Apply a cold pack to your jaw to lessen any pain and swelling.

4

If bleeding, bite down on a gauze pad until bleeding stops

In order to prevent further damage to the tooth or an infection, it’s very important to correct a cracked tooth immediately!