Emergency Dental Care in El Paso
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Dental emergencies can be very painful and interrupt your daily activities. Here are some dental emergencies that our emergency dentist can assist you with:
- Chipped or broken teeth
- Pain from wisdom teeth
- Swollen or infected gums
- Loose fillings or crowns
- Broken dentures
We welcome both same-day and walk-in appointments. If the accident occurs outside of office hours, you can leave a voice mail (checked daily) or visit your local emergency room. Leaving issues such as these untreated can increase the risk of developing serious infections or other health problems. Please give us a call at our El Paso Dental Office at 915-566-9415 as soon as possible.
If you have suffered from a knocked-out tooth due to trauma or decay, it’s important to realize that time is of the essence. You should try to get to our dental office within 30 minutes. If possible, try to insert the tooth back into the socket and bite down softly so that it does not fall out. If you are not able to do this or the tooth is broken, you should put the tooth in a glass of milk and bring it to our office immediately.
Have a Dental Emergency? We’re Here to Help.
At Dyer Dental Care, we know that accidents happen. When they do, you want the best emergency dental care quickly. That’s why we’re available for same-day and next-day appointments. We’ll even stay open late to provide the emergency dental help you need. Whether you’re suffering from a toothache caused by decay, a broken or cracked tooth, a knocked-out tooth or a missing dental crown, we’re here to help and answer any of your questions. Call us at our El Paso office off of Dyer today at 915-566-9415, or fill out the form below.
What to Do in Case of Dental Emergency in El Paso, TX
Having a dental emergency? First thing to do is stay calm. Second, carefully assess the situation to know if you really are having a dental emergency. Mistaking common teeth problems for dental emergencies can be a common occurrence.
Dental emergencies are typically when teeth become, broken, cracked, or loosened from trauma or decay. Often other parts of the mouth may also be affected such as your gums, cheeks, tongue, or lips. Other dental work such as dental implants, crowns, or bridges may also be affected. Dental emergencies will need immediate treatment and often can not be schedule liked other dental visits because of time constraints.
Minimize the Pain
If you are experiencing a great amount of pain, you need to minimize the pain as soon as possible. Typically Tylenol should be taken as directed on the bottle. If you are bleeding at all make sure to avoid aspirin or ibuprofen because these are blood thinners. You can also apply an ice pack to the affected area to reduce pain and swelling.
Injured and decayed teeth and gums are prone to creating infections or abscesses so make sure to call our office as soon as possible. If you feel your injury is life threatening call 911 or vsit the nearest emergency room immediately.
Knocked-Out, Chipped, or Broken Tooth
A knocked-out tooth needs immediate attention, if possible, have it checked with-in a half-hour of being removed. There’s still a chance you can save it!
If you can, place the tooth back in the socket, placing a cloth or napkin in your mouth and gently biting down to hold the tooth in its place before you get to the dentist. If the tooth has become dirty, you can also place it in a glass of milk to try to save it.
Contact Dyer Dental Care Today!
Make sure to contact us immediately if you have had a dental emergency. Our staff is friendly and patient. They can answer any questions you have concerning treatment, procedures, insurance, and financial options. Call us today at 915.566.9415, or schedule an appointment by visiting our Contact page.