Emergency Dental Treatment Frequently Asked Questions

What treatment is available for a toothache

2021-10-10T23:37:06+00:00

Treatment for a toothache depends on the cause or source of pain. If a cavity is causing the toothache, your dentist will remove the decay or infection, fill the cavity or possibly extract the tooth (only if there is no way to save the tooth). A root canal may be necessary if the cause of [...]

What treatment is available for a toothache2021-10-10T23:37:06+00:00

My Tooth is throbbing what do I do?

2021-10-10T23:34:40+00:00

If your tooth or teeth are throbbing then please try these self-care tips for some temporary relief, while you’re waiting to see your dentist: Rinse your mouth with warm saltwater Floss gently to remove built-up plaque or food in between teeth Apply a cold compress to your cheek or jaw Take over-the-counter pain medication, like [...]

My Tooth is throbbing what do I do?2021-10-10T23:34:40+00:00

What do I do if I have a chipped of broken tooth?

2021-10-10T23:29:08+00:00

Most chipped or fractured tooth crowns can be repaired either by reattaching the broken piece or by placing a tooth-colored resin filling or Ceramic restoration. The bigger the broken-off part, the more likely it is that you’ll need a ceramic crown or ceramic restoration to replace the lost tooth structure. It’s also important to assess [...]

What do I do if I have a chipped of broken tooth?2021-10-10T23:29:08+00:00

My tooth has been knocked out what do I do?

2021-10-10T23:24:15+00:00

Retrieve the tooth, hold it by the crown (the part that is usually exposed in the mouth), and if it’s dirty remove particles with the patient's saliva or a quick 5-second rinse with water. Do not scrub it or remove any attached tissue fragments. If possible, try to put the tooth back in place. Make [...]

My tooth has been knocked out what do I do?2021-10-10T23:24:15+00:00
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