Having an experienced emergency dentist can take a lot of the stress out of a dental crisis. Dr. Larsen can help alleviate your pain and quickly put you on the road to recovery.
You can help to safeguard yourself against a dental emergency by making sure your teeth and gums stay in good condition. This entails maintaining a regular routine of brushing and flossing and getting a dental check-up and professional teeth cleaning every six months. Of course no matter how prepared you are, emergencies do happen.
A genuine dental emergency results from situations that require immediate treatment to:
In the case of pain and bleeding from a knocked-out tooth, fast treatment will give you the best chance of successful reinsertion of the tooth. A loose tooth, even pain-free, can also be a serious issue in adults.
Facial swelling or a lump on your gums combined with a high temperature can be a sign of an abscess or other serious infection in your mouth that could be potentially life-threatening.
If you are experiencing a dental emergency, contact our office right away!
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