There are dental injuries that require visiting an emergency room, and then there are others that can wait. These types of injuries include cracked, broken and knocked-out teeth and sports-related dental injuries from a fall or accident. Most minor chipped teeth or fractures can wait until normal business hours for the Some oral injuries may need immediate treatment, while others can wait until your dentist’s normal business hours.
Intense toothache may occur with any one of these injuries and it needs to be treated as soon as possible. Toothache often indicates a greater underlying problem with one or many teeth. If not treated in time, the severity may worse and make the problem even worse. We suggest calling Starbright Dental as soon as possible to arrange an emergency consultation so we can assess the problem in its early stages.
- Wear a custom-made sports mouthguard during contact sports. This will help prevent any serious head injuries and a possible concussion.
- Avoid chewing or biting down on any hard food, candies and ice. We believe prevention is better than cure when it comes to your teeth.
Contact us if you need dental care in an emergency.