Pediatric dental emergencies, though distressing, are fairly common. About 30% of children experience some kind of dental trauma, such as a toothache or chipped tooth. There are two times in a child’s life when dental emergencies are most common: during toddlerhood when your young one is exploring his or her surroundings, and during adolescence, when secondary to sports-related dental injuries. become more common.
Here are some of the most common dental emergencies, with tips on how to cope until you can see the dentist!