Dental Emergencies

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An emergency dental situation is one that requires the immediate attention of the dentist. We understand that your child can experience an emergency case, nobody can foresee it. It is advisable to visit our clinic as quickly as possible. Our doctor on duty is always ready to help.
Our professional dentists will provide your child with emergency dental care they deserve. You may need emergency services in such cases:

    Severe, lasting toothaches;

    A lost dental restoration, such as a lost filling or crown;

    Damage to the soft tissues of the mouth, including the tongue, cheeks, lips;

    A cracked or fractured tooth;

    A chipped or broken tooth.

A Few Things to Know:

● If a baby tooth is knocked out, it does not usually require medical treatment but you still should see a dentist;● If your child is in pain, use ibuprofen or acetaminophen to reduce swelling and relieve pain;● If your child has a dental abscess, see a dentist immediately. This condition requires antibiotics and rapid treatment.

What to Expect:

● The dentist will examine the affected area, determine the severity of the injury, and clean the affected area;● Our dentist will provide pain relief (with a topical anesthetic or over-the-counter ibuprofen);● Administering a filling or capping to restore the shape and strength of a damaged tooth of the kid.

Kids experience dental emergencies just like adults, and, at our clinic, we guarantee fast and effective treatment to stop the pain and prevent further complications. Our team of specialized pediatric dentists is equipped to deal with any kind of emergency, from a broken tooth to a severe infection.
We take serious measures to ensure kids feel comfortable during treatment. We are equipped with the necessary tools to perform as a kid-friendly environment: our room is welcoming and designed especially for children with age-appropriate decorative elements and educational materials.

  • What is the first step in treating a dental emergency?

    The first step in treating a child’s dental emergency is to visit our dental office for immediate attention. A pediatric dentist can assess the situation and determine the best course of action.

  • How can I prevent dental emergencies?

    Taking preventive measures can help to reduce the chances of a dental emergency. Encourage your child to practice good oral hygiene, like brushing and flossing twice a day, and regular professional care. Also, make sure they wear an appropriate mouthguard while playing sports.

  • What is the best way to manage a severe toothache?

    The best way to manage a child’s severe toothache is to visit the dentist as soon as possible. The dentist will be able to provide a comprehensive evaluation and proper treatment. In addition, a combination of over-the-counter medications and dental remedies can help manage the pain until they can be seen by a dentist.

  • What should I do if my child knocks out a tooth?

    If your child knocks out a tooth, it is important to find the tooth and to keep it moist. Place the tooth back into the empty socket if possible. Also, seek immediate medical attention at a hospital or dentist office.

  • What are symptoms of an infection in the mouth?

    Common symptoms of an infection in the mouth include swelling, redness, and intense pain. Other symptoms might include difficulty eating or drinking and difficulty speaking. If your child experiences any of these symptoms, it is important to see a healthcare professional for an evaluation.

Before any procedure, our dentists thoroughly assess the child’s condition. This includes examining all teeth to identify the damaged area, examining the gums and surrounding tissues for trauma or infection, and monitoring the overall health of the teeth.
Once the dental emergency is identified, our dentists will use both traditional and modern techniques to ensure kids enjoy the best possible results. Depending on the individual case, we may offer treatment with a filling, crown, or dental implant. We may also use special treatments such as sedation or anesthesia to ensure maximum comfort and safety during the procedure. Our team will also show the necessary preventive steps to reduce risk of future dental problems, giving parents valuable advice about how to make sure the child enjoys healthy and happy teeth.

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