BROKEN TOOTH/LOOSE FILLING 

Broken Tooth/Loose Filling: 

Large Chips Off Tooth 

If possible, catch the fragment and keep in cold milk or cold brine until your dentist can examine you. If sensitive to cold or sweet food, rub “Sensodyne Rapid Relief” toothpaste into the area. If a sharp edge annoys, try to blunt by pressing wax or “over the counter” temporary filling material into the hole. Keep clean and continue to brush as usual. Seek treatment within 48 hours. 

Small (¼ Tooth) Chips Or Lost Fragments 

If sensitive to cold or sweet food, rub “Sensodyne Rapid Relief” toothpaste into the area. If a sharp edge annoys, try to blunt by pressing wax or “over the counter” temporary filling material into the hole. Seek treatment within 48 hours. 

Lost Filling 

If sensitive to cold or sweet food, rub “Sensodyne Rapid Relief” toothpaste into the area. If a sharp edge annoys, try to blunt by pressing wax or “over the counter” temporary filling material into the hole. Avoid food which may contain hard fragments. Keep clean and continue to brush as usual. Seek treatment within 48 hours. 
Bleeding/Sore Gums 
Treat bleeding/sore gums by rinsing three times daily with hot brine (one teaspoon of salt in one cup of water). Brush gently (even if painful) from gum towards tooth. Seek dental assistance within 48 hours. 
Keep mouth as clean as possible by brushing twice daily. If too painful to brush, rinse three times daily with Chlorexidine Gluconate mouth rinse. 
Sensitivity 
Treat sensitivity by applying Sensodyne rapid relief toothpaste or oil of cloves. Seek dental assistance within 48 hours. 
Keep mouth as clean as possible by brushing twice daily. If too painful to brush, rinse three times daily with Chlorexidine Gluconate mouth rinse. 
Aching Pain 
Treat aching pain with ibuprofen tablets four times daily. Avoid ibuprofen if you are asthmatic. 
Seek dental assistance within 48 hours. Keep mouth as clean as possible by brushing twice daily. If too painful to brush, rinse three times daily with Chlorexidine Gluconate mouth rinse. 
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