When it comes to dental emergencies, regular hospital emergency room (ER) doctors are only equipped to treat your pain and stem any oral bleeding. They will direct you to a dentist who performs urgent dental care for proper treatment. Dental emergencies are one reason why it is ideal to see a family dentist for regularRead More
What Is Considered an Emergency Dental?
While losing a filling or chipping a tooth may feel like a true dental emergency, it may be able to wait until the next day. On the other hand, a true dental emergency may not be able to withstand the wait. How can you know the difference – especially if the emergency happens to youRead More
What Is Considered To Be A Dental Emergency?
Dental emergencies happen all the time. Whether it’s a painful toothache, an abscess, or a cracked or chipped tooth, there are a variety of dental emergencies that need to be treated right away and delaying treatment may make the problem worse or cause irreparable damage. So, when should you seek emergency care for an oral emergency? ToRead More
Emergency Dental Care After Hours
Injuries often happen at the most inconvenient times. Most professionals aren’t playing pickup basketball games during working hours, it is after they have left work (and the dentist has also) that they find themselves involved in a pickup game and a tooth gets knocked out. Sudden tooth pain or jaw pain also seems to happen late atRead More
What to Do During a Dental Emergency
Toothaches, abscesses, cracked or chipped teeth, losing a filling – these are all dental emergencies that need to be treated right away. A dental emergency can be painful and scary, and infections in your mouth can be life-threatening if left untreated. Whatever type of dental emergency you have, delaying treatment can make the problem worseRead More
What to Do if You Crack or Chip Your Teeth
Biting into something hard such as candy or ice, grinding your teeth (bruxism), eating and drinking hot and cold things back and forth, accidentally hitting your tooth on a hard surface, or having an accident such as falling off your bike, are all reasons why someone could crack or chip their teeth. Teeth can crackRead More
When You Must See a Dentist: Emergency Dental Care
What is a Dental Emergency and What Should I Do? A dental emrgency is a problem with your teeth, mouth, or gums that must be evaluated and treated right away. Generally speaking, any situation where there is a risk of serious infection or the loss of a tooth constitutes an emergency. Any time you experience severe pain,Read More
Dental Emergencies and What to Do
Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. For all dental emergencies, it’s important to visit your dentist as soon as possible. Most dentists reserve time in their daily schedules for emergency patients, so be sure to call your dentist and provide asRead More