Unfortunately, the odds that there will be a dentist on the sidelines, when you really need one if your child is injured during a sporting event are slim to none. However, knowing what to do and how to respond quickly and appropriately are critical facts that every parent, caregiver, coach, and athlete should know. This is the reason Dear Doctor magazine has worked with leaders in the field of sports dentistry to create a pocket size field-side guide for managing sports-related dental injuries.