By their very nature dental emergencies can occur unexpectedly anywhere and at any time. When they do occur it is crucial to get quality dental care right away to avoid pain and discomfort as well as to prevent the situation from escalating. Weaver-Jaynes DDS offers reliable, caring emergency dental services.
What Constitutes A Dental Emergency?
Dental emergencies can arise as a result of many causes and can manifest in a variety of ways. The most common thread uniting dental emergencies is that they are sudden, often very painful, and require immediate action to preserve or restore dental function and appearance. Some common dental emergencies include the following:
Types of Dental Emergencies:
- Broken or cracked tooth
- Tooth knocked out or damaged due to trauma
- Filling, crown, or other dental work falling out
- Infection or acute toothache
How to Handle a Dental Emergency
In some cases the dental emergency may involve not only pain, but even blood. Thus one of the most important things to do when a dental emergency strikes is to stay calm and try to contain the situation. Stop the bleeding, make sure you don’t swallow any teeth or dental work, and call your dentist right away.
Weaver-Jaynes DDS Cares About Dental Emergencies
Weaver-Jaynes DDS understands that accidents and emergencies happen according to their own schedules and cannot be predicted. We will strive to work you in on an emergency basis and to alleviate your pain and discomfort as quickly and thoroughly as possible, while also resolving the problem and helping you return to your daily life. Please contact us right away if you are experiencing a dental emergency.