DENTAL EMERGENCIES

Are You Experiencing a Dental Emergency?

Stay calm–dental emergencies happen. If you are experiencing a non life-threatening dental emergency, contact us right away and we will make every effort to see you as soon as possible. If your emergency is life-threatening, call 911 or head to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Injury to Your Teeth and Gums

If you are experiencing severe pain on your teeth and gums, it is important to see your dentist right away. Avoiding treatment for dental pain can lead to an infect or other complications. Until you are able to see your dentist, you can alleviate some of the pain by taking the recommended dosage of acetaminophen or applying an ice pack to the affected area.

A Chipped or Broken Tooth

If you have a chipped or broken tooth, your dentist may be able to reattached the fragments for you. Your dentist will determine this when you come in for your emergency appointment. Put your tooth in a small container and cover it with milk, and bring it with you to your appointment. 

Your Dental Crown Has Fallen Off

If your dental crown has fallen off, you may temporarily reattach the crown with a denture adhesive or cement until you see your dentist. When you come in for your dental emergency appointment, your dentist will determine if the crown could be permanently reattached or if a new crown is needed.

Contact Us for Dental Emergencies

If you are experiencing severe pain or you notice an abscess on your gums, contact us right away for urgent treatment. We will schedule a time for you to come in as soon as possible.