What to do for a Knocked Out Tooth

March 14, 2018

Woman in dental chair holding jawDespite our best efforts, dental emergencies still happen. Avulsed, knocked out, teeth are some of the most common dental emergencies your dentist treats. If you or a loved one has had a tooth knocked out, you may not know what to do. Many patients go to an emergency room, and this is usually okay, since medical doctors know how to protect your whole body health during these accidents. However, they don’t usually know how to repair your tooth, and emergency room visits can be pricey. Instead, you should consider finding a dentist who offers emergency dental care. The sooner you see a dentist after a tooth is knocked out the better. In this post, we’ll discuss the steps you should take if you’ve lost a tooth.