A Guide for Parents, Athletic Trainers, Caregivers, Teachers and… Patients!
The person least likely to be present when a sports injury occurs is a dentist. To every parent, caregiver, coach, school nurse or other bystander, and of course, potential patient, every injury is urgent. Ideally, treatment will take place as soon as possible but there may not be a dentist nearby or the injured party may be away from home.
In any event, your dentist, oral surgeon or pediatric dentist is the first line of defense. Even from an emergency room, a call to your dentist relating the exact nature of the injury or trauma to the teeth will result in a decision regarding what needs to be done and just how urgently appropriate care is needed. … Read more – Read Full Article in our library… (Powered by Dear Doctor)