A to Z: Tooth Injury, Secondaryenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgSecondary tooth injuries are injuries or damage to secondary or permanent teeth (also called "adult" teeth).tooth, teeth, injury, broken tooth, knocked-out tooth, permanent, secondary, baby tooth, baby teeth, adult tooth, adult teeth, missing teeth, teeth injuries, broken teeth, knocked out teeth, mouth injuries, cracked tooth, adult teeth11/06/201204/11/201909/02/2019d209d7f4-bf89-403f-abe2-a42ec884fb84https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-tooth-secondary.html/<p><em>May also be called: Broken Tooth; Knocked-Out Tooth</em></p> <p>A secondary <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/tooth-sheet.html/">tooth injury</a> is an injury or damage to a secondary or permanent tooth. Permanent teeth are also called "adult" teeth.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>Permanent teeth are the <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/mouth-teeth.html/">teeth</a> that come in after kids lose their primary or "baby" teeth. Kids usually begin to lose their baby teeth when they're about 6 years old, then the permanent teeth come in over the next 15 years, as the jaw grows.</p> <p>Tooth injuries are common, especially from falls or playing sports. An injured permanent tooth might come out, be loose, or be broken, and always needs treatment as soon as possible.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Permanent teeth that come out usually can be replaced successfully. A dentist can repair chipped or broken teeth by using either the broken parts from the tooth or a material that looks like the tooth (called composite resin).</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
First Aid: Teeth InjuriesIf your child loses a baby tooth, there's no need to replace it. But if a permanent tooth is dislodged, it's a dental emergency. Here's what to do.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/tooth-sheet.html/2b52aa0b-27fe-4454-81d6-4c0dedd8e32d
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Keeping Your Child's Teeth HealthyHere are the basics about how to care for your child's teeth - and when.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/healthy.html/ee269f09-e62c-4f49-b81f-fdc0631485f1
Mouth and TeethDid you know that your mouth is the first step in the body's digestive process? Or that the mouth and teeth are essential for speech? Learn about the many roles your mouth and teeth play.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/mouth-teeth.html/5a8e1bcb-2da9-4821-8214-788f464d2742
Taking Care of Your TeethThe healthier your teeth are, the happier you look. That's why it's important to take great care of your teeth by brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist. Learn more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/teeth-care.html/c769d281-78d2-450f-8fd1-b7ea429bc616
Your TeethThere's much more to a tooth than meets the eye. This article for kids gives you the inside story.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/teeth.html/1081a110-2ede-48de-82c3-82da8da954e5