If you damage your tooth and it is more than just a chip, you could be looking at some major problems if you don’t address it immediately. First things first, address the pain and protect any other teeth to avoid further issues.

 

If a break occurs:

  • Rinse your mouth out with warm water.
  • Apply pressure to stop any bleeding.
  • Use a cold compress to prevent any swelling.
  • If you can find the tooth, bring it with you to the dentist or surgeon’s office.

 

If you lose a tooth:

  • Do NOT pull the root of the