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Emergency Dentistry in Miamisburg
Dental emergencies are an unfortunate fact of life. Whether you have one or more damaged teeth due to an impact injury, such as a car accident or a slip and fall, or another issue like an infected tooth, or a damaged piece of dental work, it’s important to get professional care as soon as possible.
Dr. William Almoney and Dr. Gerald Brown of Miamisburg Family Dental, are expert emergency dentists working in Miamisburg. You can trust our team to take great care of you when you’re suffering from a dental emergency. Learn more about what to do when experiencing a dental emergency below.
What Counts As A Dental Emergency?
In general, if you are experiencing a dental issue that is painful and interferes with day to day life, and you cannot treat it on your own, you are suffering from a dental emergency.
Some common dental emergencies include oral injuries, such as loose teeth, missing (avulsed) teeth, or impacted teeth (teeth which have been pushed back into the socket). Other common injuries include cracked, chipped, and damaged teeth.
However, chronic oral health conditions are the most common dental emergencies. If you have periodontitis and a tooth becomes loose, that’s a dental emergency. If you have an infected tooth that is causing a severe toothache, that is also a dental emergency.
Damaged dental work, like crowns and fillings that get loose or fall out, or damaged appliances like dental bridges, also qualify.
What Should I Do When I Have A Dental Emergency?
Not sure what you should do when suffering from a dental emergency? Here’s what you need to know.
- Call Miamisburg Family Dental immediately – Ideally, emergency dental treatments should be started within 6-12 hours of a tooth becoming damaged. The more quickly care is delivered, the greater the chance there is that the tooth can be saved.
You should schedule an appointment with us immediately, to ensure that you get the fastest possible treatment.
- Recover the tooth or dental prosthesis and deal with pain, bleeding, and swelling – If you have lost a tooth, recover it and keep it moist with either your saliva or milk, or replace it in the socket after rinsing it with clean water. If you lost a piece of dental work, try to recover it as well.
You can treat pain with over-the-counter medications, like acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Aspirin should not be used, as it thins blood and can stop clots from forming. Bleeding can be stopped by applying gentle pressure with clean gauze pads or cotton balls. It should stop or slow down within a few hours of the injury.
If further treatment for pain and swelling is required, you can apply ice packs externally to the mouth.
- Get treatment from Dr. William Almoney & Dr. Gerald Brown – Make sure that you can get to your appointment at Miamisburg Family Dental. Dr. Brown and Dr. Almoney will do their best to create the proper treatment plan for you, and get you back to your normal, day-to-day life as soon as possible.
Get The Emergency Treatment You Need At Miamisburg Family Dental!
When you have a dental emergency, rapid treatment is necessary to minimize your pain and suffering, and ensure that you can keep your tooth. At Miamisburg Family Dental, we offer after-hours and weekend appointments, to ensure that we are always available during dental emergencies.
If you are suffering from a dental emergency, don’t delay another second. Give us a call at (937) 866-5501. We also take walk-in appointments for severe dental emergencies. You can come to our office at 306 E Linden Ave, Miamisburg, OH 45342.