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.
Tips to Prevent Tooth and Mouth Injuries
Learn how to protect yourself from tooth and mouth injuries.
Who Uses Mouth Guards and Why?
Using mouth guards during sports or athletic activity can help prevent dental damage. They can also be worn at night to prevent teeth grinding.
Dental Implant Surgery -- Advantages, Risks, and Insurance Questions
Dental implants may be an option for people with missing teeth. Learn more.
Dentures: Types, Care, and More
Are dentures for you? Get the facts you need here.
Sensitive Subject: Sensitive Teeth
Here's what to do if your favorite foods also make your teeth hurt.
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.
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.