Lost or broken tooth

Cause

Teeth may be broken, displaced or knocked out due to physical trauma. This may occur from an accident or physical assault.

Treatment for knocked out or fractured tooth

Fortunately, teeth can often be saved. Fractured teeth can often be restored. We may place a white filling, veneer or crown. Teeth which have been knocked out can be saved if it is attended to appropriately. If the nerve of the tooth dies, the tooth can be saved by completing root canal therapy.