Dental accidents can be a traumatic experience, if you are unfortunate enough to knock one of your teeth, the odds are a god that tooth can be saved as long as you haven’t swallowed it and the tooth is otherwise undamaged. There are established steps that you could take that will maximize the odds of your knocked out tooth living. As long as you act fast, then it may be possible to replant your tooth.
You will have to see your dentist so first thing you should do is to request an emergency appointment as soon as possible. If you explain that the appointment is needed due to a knocked-out tooth then the dentist may understand the urgency of the situation and should be able to match you in quickly. (more…)