Posts Categorized: Dental Emergencies

How to Deal with an Emergency Toothache

In a perfect world, you would never experience a toothache. In this world, however, aching teeth are not only common; they’re a symptom that is shared by a wide variety of dental health issues. Though tooth sensitivity often starts off minor and progresses in severity, some toothaches can strike fast and without warning, such as… Read more »

3 Tips For Unexpected Smile Trauma

Oh, no! Did you bite into something too hard for your tooth? Maybe you woke up with a sharp pain in your mouth. Or, perhaps you felt a little bump somewhere with your tongue. When something changes with your oral health, it’s good to recognize the abnormality and let us know. What isn’t good, however,… Read more »

Dental Emergency? Answering Your Questions

One of the last things you ever expect is for a sudden dental trauma to interrupt your life. This, of course, is the very reason we offer care for a dental emergency to our patients. Since these types of incidents tend to occur at the most inconvenient of times, we want you to remember that… Read more »

I Have A Toothache, What Should I Do?

Nobody likes feeling uncomfortable and there’s something about those highly sensitive nerves in your tooth that can make a toothache a somewhat scary experience. Fortunately, we can offer you both short- and long-term solutions for minimizing your discomfort and recovering on the other side of your experience with a healthy smile. First things first, it’s… Read more »

Emergency Dentistry Quiz

You probably know that the best thing to do during a dental crisis is to call us for emergency dentistry, so we may schedule an urgent appointment. However, we find that though this first step is well-known to most patients, they are often unsure what to do to prepare for that visit. Rather than wasting… Read more »

How Dental Health Hints at Eating Disorders

Someone with an eating disorder may hide the condition from their peers and parents, but they can’t hide the evidence from their dentist. Bulimia, a disorder in which a person purges after binge eating, not only weakens and destroys the body, but it also damages teeth. Additionally, people with anorexia—another eating disorder—may skip meals, so… Read more »

Top 4 Reasons Why Your Tooth Hurts

A serious toothache can turn your whole world upside down. The discomfort and sensitivity can impede your ability to pay attention in class and at work. It can turn mealtime into an ordeal and prevent you from falling asleep comfortably. Any type of acute or chronic toothache should be looked at by your family dentist… Read more »

Two Surprising Reasons Your Tooth Aches (and How You Can Halt the Hurt)

A sharp pain when you bite into your sandwich. A shooting zinger when you sip on your ice cold tea. A dull throb that lasts all afternoon. It’s an unfortunate inevitability that all of us will likely experience a toothache at some point in our lives. Untreated cavities and cracked or fractured teeth are the… Read more »