'Expert Advice': What should you do if a tooth gets knocked out?
What should you do if a tooth gets knocked out? Patrick Smith, DDS, explains that you have to work quickly. We may not realize it, but our teeth are alive....and salvaging them if they get knocked out requires swift action. Smith is the assistant professor and residency program director for the dental clinic at Upstate and he provides this installment of Expert Advice from the experts at Upstate.