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How To DIY Guide to Dental Emergencies and Coronavirus / COVID-19

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A lot of people are currently wondering what to do when they have a dental emergency, with Coronavirus / COVID-19 in full swing and dental practices not operating as normal in most parts of the world. Luckily, @drhirst (aka Lincoln) has come to the rescue with this handy DIY dentistry video! Please note that the video contains dental models and explicit dental imagery. This lockdown low-down shows how to manage:

  • broken teeth
  • fillings that have come out
  • loose crowns.

Despite all the social media hype around the alleged use of swear words, Lincoln has shown amazing self-restraint during the making of this video, so it should be safe to watch with all the family (please check first though - no guarantees). Enjoy!

 
krlovesherkids777

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Thanks for sharing @letsconnect and Thank you @drhirst , this is awesome, speaking from someone who's lost plenty of crowns randomly and getting those Crunches .. I do have one question in your opinion, would you ever try Elmers glue? my previous dentist told me elmers glue was a hack for this, never did try it
 
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@drhirst , this is awesome, speaking from someone who's lost plenty of crowns randomly and getting those Crunches .. I do have one question in your opinion, would you ever try Elmers glue? my previous dentist told me elmers glue was a hack for this, never did try it
Elmer's glue (if Google is correct) is a PVA glue, hence it's pretty water soluble and I don't think it would last very long.
 
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These were my thoughts like I couldn't see it lasting any longer than 5-10 min eeks. maybe long enough to get to the dentist if I bit on a block the whole way :) ( 30 minutes on the freeway)
 
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