At SK Vision Dentistry, we understand that dental emergencies can happen at any time. That’s why we offer same-day emergency appointments for patients who are experiencing severe pain or other dental problems.
Some common dental emergencies include:
- Severe toothache which keeps you awake at night
- Fracture of the tooth causing sensitivity/pain
- Loose or missing filling
- Chipped tooth
- Jaw pain
- Bleeding/Painful gum/Severe gum infection
- Oral infection
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please call our office immediately. We will do everything we can to relieve your pain and get you back to smiling as soon as possible.
We understand that dental emergencies can be stressful, but we want to assure you that we are here to help. Our team of experienced dentists and hygienists is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care, even in an emergency.
Dental emergencies can be painful and disruptive, but they can also be serious. If you are experiencing any of the following, it is important to seek emergency dental care as soon as possible:
– Swelling of the face, especially if it is hard to breathe. This could be a sign of a serious infection, such as an abscess.
– Trauma to the face, especially if it is hard to breathe. This could be a sign of a broken bone or other serious injury.
– Bleeding from the mouth that will not stop. This could be a sign of a serious injury or a medical condition.
– A ulcer in your mouth which doesn’t heal in 2-3 weeks/ after removal of the causative factor.
– Severe mouth pain that keeps you awake. This could be a sign of a serious infection or a dental abscess.
– A tooth fracture is an opening of the tooth’s nerve. This could lead to infection and tooth loss if not treated promptly.
– Significant dental trauma, for example, your tooth has been knocked out. This is a dental emergency that requires immediate attention.
Schedule an emergency appointment, we will be happy to answer any questions you have and help you get the care you need.
Here are some tips for preventing dental emergencies:
– Brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day.
– Visit your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings.
– Avoid biting/chewing hard stuff Eg. Trying to open bottle lid with tooth.
– Wear a mouthguard when playing sports.
– Eat Healthy diet and lots of water and avoid frequent snacking
By following these tips, you can help keep your teeth and gums healthy and prevent dental emergencies from happening.
We hope you never need our emergency dental services, but if you do, we are here to help. Please call us today.