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Emergency care is always available. We make every effort to treat your emergency dental problem as quickly as possible.
Please call our office early in the day so we can schedule an appointment for you. If you call after office hours our answering service will contact the doctors. They will get back to you as soon as possible.
Action for Dental Emergencies
- Rinse your mouth with warm water.
- Apply cold compresses to the area to control swelling.
- Touch or wiggle remaining tooth.
Gently rinse off the root while holding the tooth by it's crown. If you are able, carefully insert and hold the tooth in it's socket. If you you are unable to do that, put the tooth in a cup of milk and bring it to the office.
Scrub the tooth and root or take off any attached tissue fragments.
OBJECT CAUGHT BETWEEN TEETH
- Carefully use dental floss to dislodge the object to avoid cutting your gum.
- Attempt to remove the object with a sharp instrument.
If you are unable to remove the object with dental floss.
- Rinse your mouth with warm water
- Use dental floss or an interdental cleaner carefully to make sure there is no food or debris lodged between your teeth.
- Put aspirin or any other pain kiler on your gum as it might burn the gum tissue.
If pain does not go away or becomes worse.
AVOID DENTAL EMERGENCIES BY :
- Wearing a mouthguard when playing sports or doing any activity where there's a chance of an injury to your mouth.
- Using scissors to cut tape and open packages.
- Using a bottle opener instead of your teeth to open bottles.
- Avoiding chewing ice, popcorn kernels or hard candy.