A broken tooth is a common dental emergency. Here in Buenos Aires
we have many travelers and expats, but also local patients, visiting us
with a fractured or broken tooth. Here we explain what you can do and
how you make sure your protect your tooth.

What to do
The first thing to do if you face a broken tooth is securing the part of the tooth which broke of and store it safely and dry.

Make sure you secure your teeth in a proper way and not swollow a certain part of it. This might be dangerous when it ends up in your airways.

Applying a gauze is a good way to prevent a possible infection when your tooth might be bleeding. Dip your gauze a bit in alcohol or salt and apply it.

After securing your tooth, rinse your mouth carefully with lew warm water. Detect whether your tooth might be bleeding.

After experiencing a broken tooth, the best way forward is to seek for a dentist. Your tooth might be damaged further when not being attended.

The best is to apply a soft compress in case possible. This makes sure the rest of your tooth is protected and it does not break off further.

If you experience any kind of pain, temporarily the best way to relief your pain in the first place is taking paracetamol 500MG (if not allergic to it!).

Just in case: contact us for free to get advice on what to do.
Feel more than comfortable to decide whether we help you out further.

In a short chat, usually via Whatsapp, we discuss your broken tooth issue and advise you what to do right after you experience a broken tooth. In case desired we can make an appointment as well.

Next, we in our practice we will follow up by giving you a precise price estimation of restoring your broken tooth as well as give you an indication how long your treatment will be.

A broken tooth is usually backed by your health insurance, since it is concerning a dental emergency. Therefore, we will write you a detailed dental report to present at your health or travel insurance.

A broken tooth is a common dental emergency. Here in Buenos Aires
we have many travelers and expats, but also local patients, visiting us
with a fractured or broken tooth. Here we explain what you can do and
how you make sure your protect your tooth.

Broken tooth: what to do

  1. The first thing to do if you face a broken tooth is securing the part of the tooth which broke of and store it safely and dry.
  2. Secure teeth: make sure you secure your teeth in a proper way and not swollow a certain part of it. This might be dangerous when it ends up in your airways.
    Apply gauzeApplying a gauze is a good way to prevent a possible infection when your tooth might be bleeding. Dip your gauze a bit in alcohol or salt and apply it.
  3. Rinsing: after securing your tooth, rinse your mouth carefully with lew warm water. Detect whether your tooth might be bleeding.
  4. Seek a dentist: after experiencing a broken tooth, the best way forward is to seek for a dentist. Your tooth might be damaged further when not being attended.
  5. Apply a compress: the best is to apply a soft compress in case possible. This makes sure the rest of your tooth is protected and it does not break off further.
  6. Pain killing: if you experience any kind of pain, temporarily the best way to relief your pain in the first place is taking paracetamol 500MG (if not allergic to it!).
  7. Need help? Just in case: contact us for free to get advice on what to do. Feel more than comfortable to decide whether we help you out further.
    Contact us via Whatsapp or EmailFree chatIn a short chat, usually via Whatsapp, we discuss your broken tooth issue and advise you what to do right after you experience a broken tooth. In case desired we can make an appointment as well.