1. Don’t panic! Take a deep breath and keep calm.
If the injured persons shows the following signs after trauma:
Seek medical attention immediately!
2. If the injured person bleeds from the mouth, stanch the bleeding with a tissue or compress and inspect the oral cavity.
DANGER: Loose or broken teeth can be inhaled or swallowed.
Search for missing or broken teeth at the site of the accident.
Never touch teeth at the root, only at the crown. Don’t clean or disinfect dirty tooth surfaces.
3. Put tooth or tooth fragment into a tooth rescue box. If you can’t find one, put the tooth into cold UHT-milk or wrap it in cellophane.
You can find tooth rescue boxes in schools, sports centres or pharmacies.
4.Cool the injury and keep stanching the bleeding on the way to the dentist. See a dentist immediately!
… IT’S A SERIOUS EMERGENCY!
Immediately contact a hospital or oral surgeon.