Trauma Control

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More About Trauma Control

Trauma control in dentistry refers to the management and treatment of injuries to the mouth, specifically to the teeth and surrounding structures. This can include chipped, cracked, or knocked-out teeth, as well as injuries to the gums, cheeks, tongue, or jaw.

The approach to trauma control varies depending on the type and severity of the injury. For minor chips or cracks, a dentist might simply smooth out the tooth or fill it with a tooth-colored resin. More severe fractures may require a root canal and a crown. If a tooth is knocked out completely, it may be possible to reinsert it if the patient seeks immediate dental care.

In addition to treating the immediate injury, trauma control in dentistry also involves long-term follow-up care to monitor for potential complications, such as nerve damage, infection, or changes in tooth color, which may indicate that the tooth is dying.

Education and prevention are also key aspects of trauma control. Dentists often advise patients on how to avoid dental injuries and what steps to take if an injury does occur, including the importance of seeking immediate dental attention for serious injuries.

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Empower our patients with possibilities
Treat our patients and their family like our own
Let our patients know what to expect during treatment
Go above and beyond to accommodate busy schedules

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Why Choose Our Practice

Patient First Approach

Our patient-first approach begins with a warm welcome from our friendly staff, who take the time to understand each patient's concerns, expectations, and dental history. This information helps our dental team to develop a customized treatment plan to help you achieve a healthy and confident smile.

Welcoming Team

At Austin Dental Group in Coquitlam, BC, patients can expect to receive exceptional dental care from our team of highly skilled and compassionate professionals. The staff, led by the accomplished Dr. Ellen Koo, are dedicated to providing personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.

Multilingual Office

By having staff members who are fluent in different languages, Austin Dental Group can better connect with our patients and build strong relationships based on trust and understanding. This level of connection is crucial in alleviating any potential anxiety or misconceptions about dental treatments.

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