When dental emergencies happen, waiting several days for an appointment with a dentist is not an option. Emergency dentists are committed to helping patients manage sudden injuries and complications that require immediate treatment. Some emergencies are extremely painful, and a visit to the dentist can provide palliative relief. On the other hand, some emergencies can threaten the health of the teeth, and receiving rapid dental treatment could mean the difference in saving a tooth or losing it.
If you suffer a dental emergency, you can expect us at Chestermere Smiles Dental to help you. We are equipped to provide treatment for most general dental emergencies including loose and fractured teeth, toothaches, and other conditions.
In the event of a dental emergency, give our office a call and we will do our best to accommodate you as soon as possible.
Common dental emergencies include:
- Chipped front teeth
- Acute sensitivity
- Broken fillings
- Local swelling
- Facial swelling
- Pain at night
- Painful wisdom teeth
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to see an emergency dentist?
If you are experiencing sudden and chronic tooth pain, or if you have sustained trauma to your teeth and surrounding tissues, you may need to see an emergency dentist. Even if you do not currently have a dental emergency, it is important that your dentist is capable of treating you quickly in the event that an emergency does arise.
What should I expect from my emergency dental appointment?
Urgent problems that threaten the health of your teeth or leave you in pain should not be ignored. You can expect to be seen by your emergency dentist quickly and without an appointment though it is recommended that you call your dentist’s office if possible before you arrive.
What can I do after my emergency dental appointment to avoid future problems?
Some of the most common dental emergencies can be prevented by taking a few simple precautions. Avoid chewing hard foods, such as candy and ice, as these can cause your tooth to crack or chip. Also, be sure to wear a properly fitted dental mouth guard during sports and other high impact activities. Protecting your mouth on a daily basis can significantly reduce your risk of injuring your teeth, as well as your tongue, lips, and the walls of your mouth.