What to do if a Tooth is Knocked Out?

Unfortunately you may witness a child or an adult lose a tooth, maybe at a sporting event or on a playground for example and you need to know what to do if a tooth is knocked out.  It can be a freaky thing, but the main focus when that happens is to keep calm and try to keep the person it happened to calm.

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If the entire tooth is knocked out, which includes the crown of the tooth (the part that is visible in the mouth) and the root (the part that is usually under the gum line that can’t be seen) try to Continue Reading…