Not a lot of people know you can save your tooth if it gets knocked out and it can grow back alive. For example in a fight or (sport)accident. If you don’t follow these steps it reduces the chance of survival of your tooth drastically. When it dies it becomes brown-ish and it has a short life span.
A tooth is a living part of your body. The inner part of the tooth is called the pulpa. The pulpa consists of nerves, blood vessels, stem-cells and this can die. When this happens the lifespan of the tooth is short (around <10 years) and will eventually require an implant or a bridge because it will fall out. When your tooth gets knocked out (or you see one getting knocked out) it is important to follow these steps: