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First Aid Kit for Dental Emergencies

Posted on 1/11/2021 by City Smiles DC
First Aid Kit for Dental EmergenciesDental emergencies can occur anywhere, anytime, and they are actually more common than you think.

But, when they do, you need to be fully prepared to address them by having a first aid kit ready for dental emergencies.

Such a kit is particularly essential for times when you are traveling or are at a place where there's limited access to hospitals and doctors.
So, it makes sense to prepare a first aid kit that you can use whenever an emergency arises.

The following items are the ones that you should include in a dental first aid kit.

•  examination gloves
•  flashlight
•  dental mirror
•  disposable toothbrush
•  travel size toothpaste
•  compact dental floss
•  mini mouthwash
•  toothpicks
•  pain medication
•  clove oil
•  ice pack
•  sterile gauze
•  dental wax
•  retainers / night guards

Why Make A Dental Kit for Emergencies

Well, this goes without saying, but there are times when you may not be able to contact your dentist or visit them in case of a dental emergency. If such a situation ever arises, a pre-prepared dental kit will prove to be extremely useful.

Some other items that you can include in the kit are cotton balls, tweezers, zip-lock plastic bags, washcloths, and antibacterial skin wipes. You will also find ready-made dental emergency kits online and also in numerous drug stores that comprise of all the basic, essential items.

At the end of the day, it all comes down to your own peace of mind knowing that you have an emergency kit stashed somewhere in your bag.
If you need any kind of help regarding dental emergencies or how to respond to them, you can visit us at City Smiles DC or call us at (202) 223-6300 where the dental experts will answer all your queries.

After all, it doesn't hurt to be prepared beforehand because emergencies don't come with a fair warning!

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