Broken or knocked out tooth
If you can't find your tooth, the space can be filled with one of the following:
Some of the above treatmentscan be provided on the NHS. Not everyone needs to have missing teeth replaced some people don't mind having a gap. Speak to your dentist about your options, to help you decide what you would like.
Information and advice about what to do if you or your child has a knocked out, broken, or chipped tooth.
If you knock out a tooth, you should: find the tooth hold it by the crown (the white bit that sticks out of the gum) lick the tooth clean if it's dirty, or rinse it in water put it back into posi
If you can't find your tooth, the space can be filled with one of the following: denture a removable false tooth that you have to take out to clean bridge where afalse tooth is glued to the t
Ifyou have broken your tooth, try to find the fragment, store it in milk and see a dentist as soon as possible during working hours. The dentist may be able to glue the fragment back on to the tooth.
If you play a sport, such as rugby or hockey, where there's a risk of being hit in the mouth, you may want to consider getting a mouthguard made by a dentist to protect your teeth. This involves taki