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6 Steps to Take With After Hours Dental Emergencies

Like with any medical injury, dental emergencies need to be taken care of properly and fast in order to prevent further damage or the need for a more invasive treatment. But, sometimes, taking care of a serious injury can be difficult; especially if it happens after hours. But, what can you do while you wait…

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Chipped Your Tooth? Here’s What to Do in This Emergency!

You chipped or broke your tooth, now what? Is this chipped tooth a dental emergency? Depending on the size of the chip or which tooth was impacted, the outcomes vary. Of course, you’ll always want to consult a professional dentist instead of coming to a conclusion through self-diagnosis. If time doesn’t allow immediately, prepare yourself…

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How to Tell When Tooth Pain is an Emergency

Can your mild tooth pain be deadly? Quite literally, it can. Increasing by 40% over the last 8 years, more Americans are being hospitalized for tooth abscesses. In short, mild signs include sensitivity to cold or hot items, having a tough time chewing without pain or ongoing pain. Learn about the serious dangers of tooth…

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Can You Go to the Emergency Room for Tooth Pain?

The answer to this question may not be as clear as you think. It’s true that having a dental emergency is scary and creates the instinctive decision to go where all ailments can be cured, or at least most of them. This is further supported when you consider that more than 51 million school hours are…

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How to Find an Emergency Dentist

Dealing with a dental emergency is no fun, and sometimes scheduling a visit with your normal dentist just won’t cut it. Severe cases can’t wait when the next available appointment is a week out. So, what do you do? Who do you contact? An emergency dentist office is the way to go! However, it then…