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How to Save a Knocked Out Tooth

September 4, 2017

Woman in dental chair holding cheekWhen a tooth is avulsed (knocked out), patients may think they have to have the tooth replaced. Actually, a dentist may be able to save the knocked out tooth in many cases. The first thing you should do when a tooth is avulsed, is take a deep breath. The situation may be painful, stressful, or scary, but it’s important to stay calm and assess the situation to ensure your safety during a dental emergency. It’s also important to carefully explain your emergency so a dentist or physician can provide the best directions to help you renew your smile.
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