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play sports safely!

You have suffered an unexpected injury, how to act?
Always leave the custom-made sports mouthguard in the mouth and go as soon as
possible to the specialist nearby.

Survival rate of tooth(s)

Always visit the specialist, dentist or orthodontist immediately and otherwise as soon as possible. The time between the accident and the restoration of the tooth determines its chances of survival. To maximise this chance, you should be at the dentist within three hours; the chance of survival decreases as time passes.

Tooth chipped?

See a specialist, dentist or orthodontist as soon as possible. The specialist will first take a photograph and examine whether the tooth still responds to external stimuli such as heat and cold.
If the tooth still responds vitally, he will make a white filling on it. If the tooth does not respond, the dentist will first perform a nerve treatment before using a white filling to repair the tooth.

Tooth knocked out!

Is one of your teeth knocked out?
1. Then try to find it as soon as possible
2. Prevent the tooth from drying out. If possible, place the tooth back in the mouth or keep it between cheek and teeth. If this is not possible, keep the tooth in a container with milk, or in extreme cases, a container with water.

3. See your dentist immediately. The dentist will try to reposition the tooth or teeth and fix them to the neighbouring teeth using splint wire and composite. After about 4-6 weeks, the dentist will remove the splint and polish the teeth.

Loose tooth?

Don't do anything! Don't push the tooth back, but go to the dentist.
If the tooth is looser than desirable, the dentist will decide to splint it. He will fix the loose tooth to the neighbouring teeth using an iron wire and composite. This promotes recovery and most of the tooth(s) will reattach. After 2-6 weeks, the dentist will remove the splint and polish the elements smoothly.

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