Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridge: Dental implants replace the tooth root which preserves the jaw bone, doesn't affect adjacent teeth and is designed to be permanent. A dental bridge leaves no tooth root which causes bone resorption, requires sanding down the adjacent missing teeth and lasts only 10 years.
Always rinse your mouth out after you break a tooth! You can also use gauze to stop bleeding and hold a cold compress to the painful or swollen area. Pick up more tips on dental emergencies by reading this infographic.