Help! I've Knocked Out a Tooth! What Do I Do Now?
There are very few real emergencies in dentistry, but an avulsed (knocked out) tooth is one of them. In many cases, the tooth can be saved, but prompt attention is crucial. When a tooth gets knocked out for any reason, whether it’s a sports injury or the result of an accident, time is of the essence.
If you find yourself in the middle of an emergency, it can be hard to think clearly. But knowing the immediate steps you can take will increase the odds of saving the tooth will be helpful when it happens to you or someone else.
Steps for Handling a Knocked-Out Tooth
After you contact your emergency dentist in ...