PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – More than five million teeth are knocked out every year, but only nine percent of adults in the U.S. know what to do if it happens.

According to the latest survey from the American Association of Endodontists, three in four Americans are committed to doing everything they can to preserve their natural teeth.

AAE President Stefan Zweig shares why oral health is so important and what to do if you knock out a tooth.

On behalf of Everyday Northwest sponsors at the American Association of Endodontists watch the video above to learn more.