We have your back!
Accidents happen! If your child has a knocked-out, fractured, cracked, or chipped tooth due to an injury, you need a compassionate pediatric dentist who is there for you and your child. Other dental emergencies, like toothaches and abscesses, are not caused by trauma but by other factors. In these cases, it’s necessary to identify the underlying causes of the problem to figure out the best course of action.
Whatever your situation is, Dr. Jason Tesoriero is here to help you and your little one smile again! He will thoughtfully evaluate your child’s mouth to provide them with the proper diagnosis and treatment.
If your child is experiencing a dental emergency in Middletown, call us today at (732) 852-9200 for a same-day appointment.
Pediatric dental emergencies include:
- $Knocked-out tooth
- $Loose permanent tooth
- $Fractured, chipped, or cracked tooth
- $Severe toothache
- $Object stuck in mouth
- $Abscesses and infections
Dr. Jason and the staff are FANTASTIC! I was holding back tears due to being so impressed with his professionalism and friendliness. I’m so grateful to find him and I’m looking forward future appointments.
Dr. Jason is skilled, patient, personable, and put the whole family at ease. When your 5-year-old leaves the dental chair smiling, you know it’s a win!
Frequently Asked Questions
My child knocked out a permanent tooth. What should I do?
If your child has an injury in their mouth, remain calm and:
- Control the bleeding using a piece of gauze
- If possible, find the tooth (avoid touching the root)
- Put the tooth in a cup of cold milk
- Call our office as soon as possible
If your child loses a baby tooth, there is no need to save it — it will fall out anyway.
How do I know if my child has an infection in their mouth?
What should I do if my child cracks, chips, or fractures a tooth?
If your child’s tooth has been fractured, try to find the lost fragment(s) and bring it/them to our office. If that’s not possible, don’t worry.
In the meantime:
- Rinse your child’s mouth with water
- Use a piece of gauze to stop the bleeding
- Use a cold compress to reduce the swelling
- Call us or come for an appointment right away