Tooth Injuries Directory
Tooth and mouth injuries are common. Approximately 80% of dental injuries affect one or more of the front teeth. In very young children, injuries to baby teeth usually result from learning to walk. In older kids and adults, sports injuries are the main source of tooth and mouth injuries but can be prevented by wearing protective sports gear. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of tooth injuries, how to prevent them, how to treat them, and much more.
Repairing a Chipped or Broken Tooth
WebMD explains dental techniques for repairing a chipped or broken tooth, including bonding, crowns, veneers, and root canals.
Dentures: Types, Care, and More
Are dentures for you? Get the facts you need here.
Oral Health Problems in Children
Children's dental problems may arise from bottle feeding, thumb sucking, lip sucking, and tongue thrusting.
Oral Piercing Risks, At-Home Care, and Warning Signs
Learn the risks of getting an oral piercing in the lip, cheek, or tongue as well as tips for taking care of a piercing at home.
What Wears Down Your Teeth
With good care, teeth can last a lifetime. But chewing, brushing, and grinding can wear them down. Here's how to protect your teeth.
Everyday Habits That Damage Your Teeth
Sugar, wine, and, yes, opening bottles with your teeth can hurt your smile.
Sensitive Subject: Sensitive Teeth
Here's what to do if your favorite foods also make your teeth hurt.
Slideshows & Images
The Teeth (Human Anatomy): Diagram, Names, Number, and Conditions
WebMD's Teeth Anatomy Page provides a detailed diagram and definition of the teeth, inlcuding types, names, and parts of the teeth.
15 Common Dental Problems and Tooth Diseases
These tooth problems -- including chipped teeth, cracked teeth, impacted teeth, hyperdontia, cavities, and stained teeth -- can be fixed. This WebMD slideshow explains.