Our philosophy is to provide optimum preventive care for children in a safe, happy and healthy environment here in our Lake Tahoe Dental practice. We utilize the most contemporary treatment modalities such as drill-less air abrasion, fiber optically cured mercury-free restorations and interceptive orthodontic space management, as well as a gentle caring soft touch!
Dr. Kaufman has a degree in child development as well as a dental degree. She has extensive experience in behavior management, and can provide a mother's touch as well!
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Basic Emergency Treatment for Cracked or Knocked Out Teeth On Kids
PRIMARY TOOTH KNOCKED OUT 1)Rinse mouth, apply cold compress 2)Comfort the child 3)Find the tooth, if reasonable 4)Come to the office
PERMANENT TOOTH KNOCKED OUT
1)Find the tooth
2)Rinse gently(do not scrub)! Don't touch the root surface if possible.
3)Replace in tooth socket, hold in with gauze, washcloth or handkerchief
4)If you cannot place it back in, put the tooth in cool milk or saline solution(do not allow the tooth to dry out!).
5)Come to the office immediately
CHIPPED OR BROKEN TEETH
1)Rinse the mouth and place a cool compress
2)Collect the fragment, if you can locate it.
3)Come to the office
BITTEN TONGUE OR LIPS/ TORN TISSUE
1)Apply direct pressure
2)When bleeding stops, cold compress
3)Come to the office(if severe, go to the hospital emergency room).
"If my heart can become pure and simple like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this."
"You should study not only that you become a mother or father when your child is born, but also that you become a child as well."
Dr. Chris Allen Cerceo
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