No one considers the odds of having a dental emergency. Yet, it’s important to know what is considered a true emergency and what’s not. We recommend having your dentist’s contact information on hand at all times. After all, most dental practices have emergency protocols, and can assist patients when they are in need. In turn, dental professionals understand that treating a dental emergency as soon as possible could mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth.
As a rule, any dental problem that needs emergency assistance to save a tooth, stop excessive bleeding or alleviate pain is classified as a dental emergency. With this in mind, consider the following scenarios in which emergency dental care is needed:
When it comes to dental emergencies, it’s always a good idea to call the dentist, even if you are not sure that you have a true emergency. It’s simply better to be safe than sorry.
At Smile Avenue Family Dentistry, we understand how important it is to be available to our patients when they have a dental emergency. That’s why we offer full service dentistry with the latest advancements to repair and restore the health of your teeth and your smile. If you or a family member experiences a dental emergency, Dr. Vuong and the team at Smile Avenue Family Dentistry welcome your call today!
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