Conditions That Qualify
What is a Dental Emergency?
There are some conditions that are obviously dental emergencies, such as oral injuries. Cracked, chipped, damaged, loose, or knocked-out teeth require immediate treatment, as do issues like serious cuts and lacerations to your child’s oral tissues.
But there are a lot of other conditions that qualify, too. A serious toothache could indicate an infected tooth, which is an emergency. A pulled-out filling, crown, or other piece of dental work is also an emergency. Even excessive gum bleeding could indicate gingivitis or gum disease, which counts as an emergency.
We highly encourage treating any condition that is causing your child serious oral pain or discomfort as an emergency. Come into our office to get a proper diagnosis and peace of mind.