Posts Categorized: Dental Emergency

Responding To Your Dental Emergency

What counts as a dental emergency? We consider any damage or injury to your teeth and gums that is not life threatening to be a dental emergency. We always urge our Garland, TX, patients to see us as soon as possible, so we can treat the issue and prevent complications. Patients should also take the… Read more »

Could a Chipped Tooth Be a Dental Emergency?

When most people think of a dental emergency, they may immediately think of severely damaged, loose, or lost teeth. They rarely consider the chipped tooth that they may have put up with for years now, or how the damage may be affecting the rest of their oral health. Even if a chipped tooth doesn’t hurt,… Read more »

How Do I Address A Damaged Or Knocked-Out Tooth?

When you have an injured tooth, you have a dental emergency. We can offer emergency dental care for situations that result in damage (that’s not life threatening) to your teeth or gums. Often, we help patients with cracked or chipped teeth, or even a knocked-out tooth. Before you even see us, there are steps you… Read more »

How To Address Broken Or Avulsed Teeth

What should you do when a tooth is avulsed (knocked-out) or broken? There are a few steps you can take right before seeing your dentist to ease discomfort and make the repair process easier. Fortunately, we can provide emergency care to address problems or injuries with the teeth and gums, returning your smile to optimal… Read more »

How Do You Address Emergency Situations?

We consider a dental emergency to include any non-life threatening pain or injury to your teeth or gums. When such a situation arises, you should see us right away. Otherwise, complications could develop that further threaten your oral health. Fortunately, we can address these situations and even offer advice on addressing discomfort prior to seeing… Read more »

When Do We Need Emergency Care?

When it comes to your smile, when do you need emergency care? A dental emergency refers to any trauma or damage to the teeth or gums. We recommend seeing you as soon as possible to address the problem in a timely manner, for both your health and appearance’s sake. However, should the issue be potentially… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Emergency Care?

Unfortunately, emergencies happen. You may damage or even knock-out a tooth, which means you need to contact your dentist right away. Even if the issue occurs after hours, give our office a call to schedule an emergency visit. Do you have questions about emergency care? What should you do to address a problem before seeing… Read more »

When You Least Expect It…

You can’t go through life worrying about accidents or emergencies but sometimes they do happen. When a dental emergency happens regardless of whether it is day or night, you want relief. An apparently healthy tooth can begin to throb unrelentlessly in the middle of the night. You may lose a filling while eating lunch at… Read more »

Quiz: Dealing with a Dental Emergency

At some point, many of us will be faced with a dental emergency. This involves any sudden discomfort or injury involving the oral cavity. Fortunately, there are many ways of addressing the immediate discomfort of an emergency situation. From there, you can visit the dentist to receive the restorative solution you need.