Have a dental emergency? Call Kaplan Dental Clinic now for professional attention.
Call for Emergency Dental Services
Signs of a Dental Emergency:
- Bleeding mouth
- Severe pain in your mouth
- Loose (adult) teeth
- You have experienced an injury to the face or mouth
- Swelling in the face or jaw area
- Severe pain when you open and close your mouth
- Severe pain when chewing or biting down
Types of Dental Emergencies
A severe toothache can be debilitating and can make it impossible to go about your day-to-day life.
It can also be a sign of a serious problem such as an infection.
If you are experiencing a toothache, contact Kaplan Dental Clinic as soon as possible to make an appointment.
- Chipped, Cracked, or Fractured Tooth
If you have received trauma to the tooth, it may result in a chipped, cracked or fractured tooth you’re you have a chipped tooth and are not experiencing any pain, this likely does not constitute a dental emergency.
Despite this, you should make an appointment with your dentist very soon to get the problem sorted out. A tooth that has been cracked or fractured is a much more serious and is considered a dental emergency because damage may have occurred to the inner part of the tooth.
If you have experienced a painful crack or fracture to the tooth, contact Kaplan Dental Clinic immediately to make your emergency appointment.
- Tissue Injury
If you have sustained a serious injury to your cheeks, lips, mouth or tongue, this is usually considered a dental emergency – contact Kaplan Dental Clinic immediately to get evaluated by your dentist.
If you have received an injury to any of these areas of the mouth, be sure to clean the area immediately with warm water and get to your dentist as soon as possible.
If your dentist is unavailable, you should visit the nearest hospital to receive medical assistance.
- Knocked Out Tooth
If your tooth has been knocked out, contact Kaplan Dental Clinic right away to receive immediate attention.
Be sure to follow these steps if your tooth has been knocked out to increase the chances of it being preserved and reattached to the mouth:
- Do not touch the root of the tooth
- Clean off the tooth with warm water
- Do not remove any tissues attached to the tooth
- Place the tooth into the socket and hold it in place until you arrive at the dentist
- If you cannot place the tooth back in the socket, place it in a cup of milk to preserve it
- Visit your dentist immediately to increase the chances of repairing the lost tooth
- Other Dental Emergencies
If you have any other dental problem and think you might require immediate assistance from a dentist, contact Kaplan Dental Clinic immediately. We are here to help you!