Dental emergencies may include:
Emergencies often require immediate attention and can be addressed the same day. We are open for 7 days a week for immediate attention.
Injury to the teeth or mouth can happen due to an accident or sports injury. Dental trauma may not always seem serious. But even minor injuries can cause infection or other problems. The key to saving your smile is getting help right away.
Speed is crucial when it comes to most tooth trauma. The faster you're treated, the better the chances your tooth or teeth can be saved. Go to your dentist or the ER at once if:
Steps To Saving A Permanent Tooth
Your injury will be examined. If you've lost a tooth, a dentist may be able to replant it. For the best results, this is done within an hour after your injury.
In some cases, a broken tooth can also be repaired. Cuts and abrasions may be treated with cold packs and dressings.
An X-ray will likely be taken to check on the extent of the damage and rule out fracture of the roots of your teeth.