As children head back to school, it is important to remember that dental emergencies can happen anytime, anyplace.
A knocked out permanent tooth can be true dental emergency. A permanent tooth that is knocked out can sometimes be replanted. In most cases only permanent, adult teeth are replanted into the mouth. Baby teeth are usually left out.
Tooth accidents are commonly caused by:
Save any tooth that has been knocked out. Bring it to your dentist as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the less chance there is that your dentist will be able to fix it. Hold the tooth by the crown only (chewing edge).
You can take the tooth to the dentist by following one of these tips: