Adult: Broken Tooth

  • Rinse dirt from injured area with warm water.
  • Place a cold compress over the face in the area of the injury.
  • Locate and save any broken tooth fragments by placing them in a glass of milk or in one cup of water with a teaspoon of salt.
  • Immediate dental attention is necessary. Monday through Friday, go to the Schiff or Blondell Dental Clinic.
  • Evenings and weekends go to the Montefiore emergency room immediately.