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Broken or Knocked-out Teeth (cont.)

Broken or Knocked-Out Teeth Symptoms

Toothache and jaw pain are common symptoms of dental injuries. Some people may complain of pain with chewing or with temperature changes.

Although a tooth may have broken off, loosened, fallen out, or been pushed into the gum line, other less common symptoms may be seen.

How dentists assess the type of damage to a tooth
How dentists assess the type of damage to a tooth. Click to view larger image.

  • Isolated bleeding from the mouth
  • Cuts surrounding the lips and cheeks
  • Facial swelling
  • A change in the tooth’s color (may take a long time to appear)
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/20/2017
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