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Ouch! My tooth hurts!

Something happened!  What do I do?
Help! I've got a Dental Emergency I've got a yukky cold sore!
Lots of kids occasionally suffer from "cold" or "canker" sores.  Usually over-the-counter medicine will give relief.  You can also apply vitamin E oil on the sore a few times daily.  Because some serious diseases may begin as sores, it is important to have a dental evaluation if they persist.
Note:  The tips on the these pages follow the guidelines set out by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and have been reviewed and approved by a licensed, qualified dentist.  Even so, sometimes opinions may differ on the best thing to do in an emergency situation, so check with your regular dentist for more guidance.  You should always consult your local dentist concerning specific treatment questions and options.

Don't have a regular dentist?  If it's a real emergency, you can always go to the nearest hospital.  They'll most likely have a dentist they can call to come in and help.

In the United States, call the American Dental Association (312-440-2617; www.ada.org) or the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (312-337-2169; www.aapd.org) for an accredited pediatric dentist in your area.

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