Font Size
A
A
A

Broken or Knocked-out Teeth (cont.)

Prevention

People seldom plan to fall and injure their teeth. Therefore, there is little to offer in the way of prevention other then keeping the environment clear of debris. However, for people engaged in sports, it is wise to use a mouth guard. These rubber devices are inexpensive and could prevent serious dental injury. You can buy them at most sporting goods stores or ask your dentist to fit you with one.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/4/2014
Medical Author:
Coauthor:
Medical Editor:
Medical Editor:

Must Read Articles Related to Broken or Knocked-out Teeth

Toothache
Toothache Toothache or tooth pain is caused when the nerve root of a tooth is irritated. Dental (tooth) infection, decay, injury, or loss of a tooth are the most common c...learn more >>




Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Fractured Teeth »

The ability to care for dental fractures in the emergency department or clinic setting is a skill required during the career of every clinic-based or emergency physician.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary