How to Handle a Dental Emergency
No one wants to think about biting into something hard and instantly feeling severe pain. But this scenario and others like it do happen, and it’s best to be prepared. Falls, car accidents, infections, and other situations may warrant emergency dentistry in Perry Township.
When to Call Your Emergency Dentist
While minor pain can usually wait until the next available appointment, it’s always best to call your dentist in the following situations:
- Trauma to your mouth (If you think you’ve broken your jaw, a visit to the emergency room is in order.)
- Significant swelling in your mouth
- Considerable bleeding
- Pain that is not decreased by over-the-counter medications
Before Your Emergency Dental Visit
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