Tooth Avulsion. Do you know what to do when you tooth is knocked out? You need a replantation — physical tooth replacement into its socket. The proper way to remove debris from the root of an avulsed tooth is to rinse it in cold water (either tap or clean bottled water), being careful not to scrub or scrape it.
Pain Medication. Dr. Paul discusses pain medication that best suited for pain of endodontic origin. He explains why anti inflammatory medications work best with infected teeth. Dr. Paul suggests best course of treatment to control pain before and after root canal therapy.
Root canals procedure is usually a painless treatment just like fillings or crowns. During the procedure, the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed. Afterwards, the tooth is restored with a crown or filling for protection.
Sports Injuries and TMJ . It’s very common that sports injuries to the head result in chipped, broken or avulsed teeth and even fractured or broken bones including the jaws. The jaw joint or TMJ is also susceptible to sport injuries. In some cases, your muscles or ligaments in your face may be torn or injured from getting hit in the face – even if the bones aren’t broken.