A dental emergency can happen to any of us. If you have a tooth knocked out or are suffering extreme pain from one of your teeth you should visit a dentist as soon as possible.
In the case of an injury to a tooth, getting to a dentist quickly can mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth.
Following these suggestions may improve the chances of saving your tooth:
- Handle the tooth carefully and try not to touch the root as it can be easily damaged. The root is the part of the tooth that was inside the gum.
- Keep the tooth moist by placing it into a cup of milk. If you ...