Oral / Dental Trauma Prevention

Accidents happen, but there’s no need to panic because there are world-class professionals dedicated to working on these exact situations. Dentists who are specialized in treating traumatic dental injuries are trained in endodontics. General dentists can treat dental injuries since they are also trained in endodontics; however, they often refer patients to a highly-skilled specialists. The most important advice from traumatic injury experts is to visit an endodontist as soon as an injury occurs to increase the chance of saving the tooth dramatically.

Although it depends on the specific injury, it’s common for patients to have regular checkups with the general dentist and or endodontists for up to five years to monitor the healing process and ensure a successful recovery.