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What to Do if a Tooth is Knocked Out

Even with regular care, proper oral hygiene, and regular checkups at your Houston dentist in 77057, accidents may sometimes knock a tooth out. If a tooth is knocked out of your mouth, don’t panic. Recover the lost tooth to salvage it. If unrecoverable, replace it with dental bridge treatments. Saving a Knocked Out (Avulsed) Tooth Recover the Tooth Gently pick up the lost tooth by the crown (chewing surface), not by the roots. Touching the roots can cause damage to them, making it less likely to save the tooth. Clean the Tooth If the tooth is dirty, gently rinse it with water. Do NOT use soap or chemicals to clean it. Do not scrub, dry, or wrap the tooth in anything. Replace the Tooth If you can, carefully place the tooth back into its socket. You can either push on the crown of the tooth with fingers, or you can place…

. Posted in Dental Bridge CateghoryTagged . Oct 17, 2016