The soft tissues in your mouth are the gums, lips, tongue, and cheeks. Each is very sensitive and can be injured by even a small accident. The following are the common causes of soft tissue injuries.
Soft tissues injuries could be:
In case of an injury to your soft tissue, follow the following steps:
The soft tissues may bleed substantially a few minutes after an injury. This ebbs and stops after administering first aid steps. However if the bleeding continues, this could mean a more serious injury to your soft tissues.
Most soft tissues injuries are minor and do not need extensive treatment from a dentist. The injured area is usually cleaned thoroughly to avoid any infection.
In serious accidents, stitches might be needed to close the wound and stop the bleeding.
In case of a dental emergency, call and visit your trusted Caringbah Dental Care team. We have a same-day emergency appointment to relieve you of your pain as soon as possible.
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