Identifying Dental Emergencies
The painful truth is that about 25% of us will suffer a dental emergency of some king during our lives. It can often be difficult to decide if the problem you have warrants an emergency appointment, here are some guidelines to help you decide.
Pain is your body's signal that something is wrong. If you feel pain in your mouth or jaw , make an appointment with us for an examination. This is the best way to decide the extent of your problem.
Common dental emergencies
Abscess/infection, often associated with fever and swelling
Severe wisdom tooth pain
Knocked out tooth
Loose permanent tooth
Toothache, especially the type which worsens when laying down or over time
Lost crown or cap or filling
Drysocket which develops after an extraction