What to Do If You Have a Dental Emergency

At Clear Dental Studio, we understand that experiencing pain, a fractured tooth, swelling, or any other irregularity may be frightening and upsetting. This is why, in the event of a dental emergency, we always make it a priority to care for our Broomfield patients. Contact us right away for emergency dental care; our Broomfield office’s emergency dental professionals will take care of any dental difficulties you may have in a timely and effective manner. If you have a dental emergency, don’t wait to get care; contact Clear Dental Studio, Broomfield’s recognized emergency dental service providers.

When a dental emergency occurs, you should be aware of what to do if no dentist is available, since it might make the difference between keeping a tooth and losing one. All dental crises necessitate a trip to the dentist right away in order to receive the necessary oral care and treatment. A dental emergency occurs when a tooth fractures or breaks, becomes loose, or is knocked out altogether. Other dental emergencies include dental crowns falling loose from the teeth, as well as injured lips, cheeks, and gums. The following emergency treatment may be useful if any of these occur:

If you have a severe toothache, rinse your mouth thoroughly with warm water and floss between your teeth to eliminate any food particles stuck between your teeth. A cool compress placed to the cheek or outside the hurting area might assist with a swollen mouth. Aspirin or any other pain reliever should never be applied to the gums around the damaged tooth since it might cause gum tissue to burn. See a dentist right away. You can also salvage the chipped or broken portion of a chipped or fractured tooth as a dental emergency treatment. Warm water should be used to rinse the mouth, including the shattered piece. If bleeding occurs, apply a piece of gauze to the afflicted region for 20 minutes to stop the flow. To assist reduce swelling and relieve discomfort, a cold compress should be put to the mouth, lip, or cheek. You should visit your dentist as soon as the dental facility opens.

You can also replace a lost filling by inserting a sugarless gum or commercially available dental cement into the empty tooth. Pain will be caused by sugary gum. If your tooth crown falls out and the dental clinic isn’t open yet, try applying a little clove oil to the damaged region with a cotton swab. If possible, cover the interior of the crown with dental cement, denture glue, or toothpaste and try to put it back over the tooth. This will aid in keeping the crown in place. When you have an abscess in your mouth, you have a more significant dental emergency. Infections that form around a tooth’s root or in the area between the gums and teeth are known as periodontitis. It’s a dangerous disorder that can harm the surrounding tissue as well as the teeth. Salt water solution should be used to rinse the mouth to pull out the pus and reduce the discomfort. Water (8 ounces) and table salt are combined to make the solution (half teaspoon).

Finally, bleeding from soft tissue injuries such as the cheeks, gums, tongue, and lips can be stopped by washing the mouth with a salt water solution, then applying pressure to the bleeding region with a tea bag or gauze for 15 to 20 minutes. Apply a cool compress to the face or outside of the mouth around the bleeding location for 5 to 10 minutes to alleviate discomfort and stop bleeding.